SKOPJE, 4 October 2005 - The OSCE
Chairman-in-Office, Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, will visit
Skopje on 5 October.
He will be discussing strengthening democracy
in the country and the progress of reforms in key areas relating to the
Ohrid Framework Agreement of August 2001, which brought an end to the short
conflict in the country that year. These include strengthening the rule
of law, reforming the judiciary, decentralization and election reform.
The OSCE Chairman-in-Office will meet
President Branko Crvenkovski, Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski, Vice Prime