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Bieber: Agreement good, EPP should pressure VMRO and New Democracy to support it

The agreement between Macedonia and Greece is a “good compromise” but its implementation will be difficult due to the strong opposition by nationalists and the fragility of both governments, says Florian Bieber, professor at the...
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Hahn says prepared to personally support name referendum

The Skopje-Athens name dispute solution will have an enormous significance for the entire region. I am prepared to personally support the referendum, says Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. “There...
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Ivanov: Bulgarian Presidency brings back EU interest in region

President Gjorge Ivanov met during his official visit to Bulgaria with Macedonian nationals, businessmen and culture activists in the Sofia-based Macedonian Culture and Information Center. Ivanov said the Macedonia-Bulgaria Friendship Treaty...
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Name agreement to be signed in Prespa on Sunday on Greek territory, dinner to follow on Macedonian soil

Macedonian and Greek Foreign Ministers, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias respectively, will sign the agreement on settlement of the name dispute and the strategic partnership between the two countries in the region of Prespa on Sunday, says...
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Kotzias: I hope that citizens of North Macedonia will vote in favor of name deal at referendum

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has expressed hope that Macedonian citizens will vote in favor of the name deal at the referendum, because it is good, balanced and win-win for both sides, MIA reports from Athens. FM Kotzias told Russian...
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Zaev says strongly believes in agreement, identity issue finally closed

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says he strongly believes in the Macedonia-Greece name deal, because the identity issue is finally closed, opening up the country’s future. “The Government reviewed and adopted the report on the agreement...
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Top officials congratulate Ramadan Bayram

On occasion of great Muslim holiday Ramadan Bayram, President Gjorge Ivanov sent Friday greetings to Head of the Islamic Religious Community, Reis-ul-ulema efendi Sulejman Rexhepi and Islamic followers. “Ramadan is a time of fasting,...
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Muslims celebrate Ramadan Bayram

Islamic believers in Macedonia and all across the world celebrate Ramadan Bayram, the end of the holy month of fasting, on Friday. Ramadan, a term which literally means “scorching” in Arabic, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar....
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Mickoski invites citizens to a protesting march in defense of the Constitution, the name and interests of Macedonia in Bitola on Sunday (VIDEO)

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE and its parliamentary group will not support constitutional revision for changing of Macedonia’s constitutional name and is set to organize a protesting march on Sunday, party leader Hristijan Mickoski told reporters...
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Protest in Skopje against name deal

Civic associations staged Thursday yet another protest outside Macedonia’s parliament in Skopje against Macedonia-Greece deal on settling the name issue. The crowd demanded for all activities related to changing Macedonia’s constitutional...