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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia acceded to the Convention on 9 September 1998, and the Convention entered into force for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 1 March 1999.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 25 May 1999, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.

In its transparency report submitted on 15 April 2003, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reported having destroyed 38,921 mines.

On 10 July 2006, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia destroyed an additional 4,000 anti-personnel mines which had been kept for training purposes.

On 10 May 2012, the Armed Forces of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia destroyed a previously unknown stockpile of anti-personnel mines.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

In its initial transparency report, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reported areas under its jurisdiction or control in which anti-personnel mines were known or suspected to be emplaced.

In accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia undertook to destroy or ensure the destruction of all anti-personnel mines in these areas as soon as possible but not later than 1 March 2009.

On 15 September 2006, the Foreign Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia announced that mine clearance operations had been completed.

On 19 September 2006, at the Seventh Meeting of the States Parties in Geneva, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia declared that it had fulfilled its obligation under Article 5 of the Convention becoming the first State Party in Southeast Europe to do so.


Declaration of completion 2006 PDF 20KB


Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2015 PDF 274KB


Press Release | Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia destroys previously unknown stockpiled anti-personnel mines English PDF 92KB | French PDF 423KB  | Spanish PDF 84KB