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FM Dimitrov: EU’s political focus on region shouldn’t be sidelined

The political focus of the European Union on our region should not be sidelined having in mind that it is surrounded by EU member states, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said Monday in Sofia. “This is a region which, geographically speaking,...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - APRIL 13 :  European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini's spokesperson Maja Kocijancic speaks to media on Muhammad Kamaruzzaman's execution in Brussels, Belgium on April 13, 2015. Dursun Aydemir / Anadolu Agency

Maja Kocijancic: Macedonia in EU remains FYROM

Until the name agreement between Greece and Macedonia is fully implemented, the European Union will continue to call the country with its temporary name, said a spokeswoman. The agreement is reached, but several steps remain to be taken in order...
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UN’s Guterres: Zaev and Tsipras signed historic agreement

UN Secretary-General António Guterres writes on Twitter that he welcomes the historic agreement signed between Macedonia and Greece. “I warmly commend Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev for their role in the historic Agreement...
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Name agreement in parliamentary procedure, protests outside parliament building

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi has scheduled for Tuesday the session on the draft-law ratifying the Final Agreement for the settlement of the differences as described in the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 817 (1193) and 845 (1993),...
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Actress Arna Sijak held at the Clinic for Plastic Surgery for treatment (video)

Actress Arna Sijak was injured in Sunday’s protests in front of Macedonia’s parliament building. She was admitted to hospital with injuries on both legs. Arna’s injuries are probably serious because she is still being held at...
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Cameras installed around parliament building: The eye of “Zaev and Spasovski’s democracy” to fill black notebooks

The watchful eye of the democracy of Zoran Zaev and Oliver Spasovski will stalk citizens who will want to express their views on the policies of the government in front of Macedonia’s parliament building. After last Sunday’s police...
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April 27 becomes Zaev’s practice: Janko Bacev as Trojan Horse to break people’s defiance

The government, in collaboration with shady characters and provocateurs, is trying to give pro-Russian overtones to people’s protests against the change of the constitutional name of the state and thus delegitimize them before Europe...
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Macedonian people on their feet: Mass protests against Zaev – Tsipras agreement (video)

The capitulation agreement that Prime Minister Zoran Zaev agreed with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was the reason for many Macedonian citizens to express their revolt, their dissatisfaction with the announced change to the Constitution. A...
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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row: western media outlets

After almost three decades, one of the most intractable Balkan disputes has ended on the banks of a lake as Greece and Macedonia signed an accord formally heralding a new era of peace, The Guardian reports Monday. On a historic day for a...
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Implementation process of Macedonia – Greece name deal begins

After Sunday’s signing of the agreement between Macedonia and Greece and closing of 27-year name dispute, the steps for its implementation process begin. The Macedonian government is expected Monday to pass the law on ratification of the agreement...