H.E. Talat Xhaferi, M.A.
H.E. Talat Xhaferi, M.A. is the Minister of Defense of Macedonia. From 1981 to 1985 he studied at the Military Academy of the Land Force – Infantry, Belgrade and Sarajevo. He finished post graduate studies at the Military Academy “General Mihajlo Apostolski” in Skopje in 1998. He is a member of Commission for supervision of the implementation of the measures for monitoring of the communications by the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Defense, as well as the member of Commission for Security and Defense. He is deputy member of the Commission for supervision of the work of the Directorate for Security and Counter-Intelligence and the Intelligence Agency. He is Head of Delegation of the Assembly of Macedonia to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He was a Member of Parliament in the Assembly of Macedonia on three occasions. From 2004 to 2006, he was a Deputy Minister of Defense of Macedonia. In 2013 he earned master degree in Defense Studies at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, Faculty of Philosophy, Department for Defense and Peace Studies.