On 22 May 2014, the Secretary General of NATO, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Skopje. The Chief of the NLO Skopje Colonel Alexander Alexandrov welcomed him and the other members of the delegation at the airport upon SG arrival.
During this visit, the Secretary General was accompanied by Col. Alexandrov on all meetings and events. The team of NLO Sk was involved in key aspects of the preparation of the visit as well as in the organization and execution of it.
Mr. Rasmussen, accompanied by Col. Alexandrov, met the highest authorities of the HN, the Prime Minister, Mr. Nikola Gruevski, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikola Poposki, the Minister of Defence Mr. Talat Xhaferi and the President of the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI), Mr. Ali Ahmeti.
During the visit, SG of NATO said that "... NATO’s door is open. As we agreed at the Bucharest NATO Summit in 2008, you will receive an invitation to NATO once a mutually acceptable solution to the name issue is found ...”.
Mr Rasmussen guided by Col. Alexandrov had also the time to meet shortly all NLO Sk’s members giving words of appreciation for the daily work done by all, to represent NATO in the Country. At the end of the visit, after a press conference, Col. Alexandrov farewell Mr. Rasmussen at the airport.