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Greece’s ruling SYRIZA advocates mutually acceptable, composite name for settling Skopje-Athens dispute

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired Friday a meeting of the political council of Greece’s ruling SYRIZA to discuss the latest developments related to the Skopje-Athens name dispute, MIA correspondent reports from Athens. In a press...
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EC expects ‘concrete’ results in name dispute

The European Commission welcomed the action taken by the government in Skopje to end a 25-year stalemate on a name dispute with Greece and now hopes to see “concrete results”, a spokesperson has told EURACTIV.com. Maintaining good...
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Parliament to ratify Bulgaria friendship treaty on January 15

The draft-law ratifying the Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation between Macedonia and Bulgaria will be on the agenda of the Parliament’s 30. session scheduled on January 15. The agreement was signed on 1 August...
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Thessaloniki court approves Grujevski, Boskovski extradition

A Thessaloniki court approved Friday the extradition of former Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (UBK) officials Goran Grujevski and Nikola Boskovski to Macedonia, MIA reports from Athens. Web portal Voria reports Grujevski...
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Archbishop Stefan extends Christmas message

The Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC), the Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia HH Stefan Friday has sent a Christmas message for peace and God’s blessing to Orthodox believers. “Today, we not only remember a birth of two thousand...
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NATO chief Stoltenberg to visit Skopje on January 17-18

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will pay a visit to Macedonia on January 17-18, MIA reports. Stoltenberg is expected to meet with President Gjorge Ivanov, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, Defense Minister...
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Zaev for Greek TV Alpha: I don’t agree with the position that Skopje is the only heir of Alexander the Great

In an interview for Greek television Alpha, Zoran Zaev discusses the name issue and its resolution within the first six months of 2018, according to a brief announcement by the TV station. The Macedonian Prime Minister also talks about Tsipras,...
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Earthquake felt in Dojran

An earthquake measuring 3 on the European Macroseismic Scale (EMS) is felt Friday at 4:06 am in Dojran. Seismological Observatory at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics informs that the earthquake’s epicenter is in Dojran...
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Mickoski: On April 27 people were provoked by Xhaferi’s undemocratic and violent election

On April 27, things might have been different if there was a sense among the MPs of SDSM, DUI and all those who supported that violent gesture when Mr. Talat Xhaferi was elected as the so-called Speaker of the Parliament. If there was a little...
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Mickoski: I and VMRO-DPMNE are against changing the name and identity of the nation

VMRO-DPMNE is currently out of the process of resolving the name dispute, since no one invited it to be a part of the process, nor has there been any official, or unofficial information, VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski said on MTV. What...