He took to his “Twitter” profile and wrote of his concerns about recent developments in Skopje.
Concerned about #Skopje developments. Rule of law must prevail. I’ll visit Skopje next week, meet officials, pol. leaders & civil society.
— lamberto zannier (@lamzannier) 02. март 2017.
Concern has been spreading regarding Ivanov’s decision, from European Commissioner Johannes Hahn and American Ambassador, Jess Baily, who urged the President to reconsider the decision, and told neighbouring countries to show restraint and be constructive.