On 18 November 2019 in Skopje Mr. Eric Vincken, Project Manager of the IPA/2017 Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans, and members of the Project`s Embedded Country Team of North Macedonia met the Chief Public Prosecutor Mr. Ljubomir Joveski and the Eurojust Liaison Prosecutor Ms. Lenche Ristoska.

Recent achievements and future cooperation opportunities between the Project and North Macedonian institutions were discussed. Project representatives pointed out that work on cases and the deployment of the Eurojust Liaison Prosecutor will continue to be supported by the Project. The cooperation of the Project and the State Prosecution Office, and the work of Ms. Ristoska at Eurojust were recognized as major successes from both sides.

The Chief Public Prosecutor stressed the importance of the support from the IPA/2017 Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans Project in the given momentum and again welcomed opportunities that the Project offers in the sphere of international prosecutorial cooperation.