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Austria’s Kurz says sees clear prospect for Macedonia in EU

Austria’s chancellor Sebastian Kurz says the resolution of Macedonia’s name dispute will help drive forward the country’s bid to join the European Union. Sebastian Kurz, whose country takes over the EU’s rotating presidency...

Greece’s non-paper doesn’t correspond with name deal: government spokesman

The non-paper of the name agreement between the premiers of Macedonia and Greece leaked to the public in Greece is an interpretation and does not correspond with the original articles of the deal, according to government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski. “The...

Russian FM Lavrov welcomes Macedonia-Greece name deal

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he hoped that the deal over the new name of Macedonia would be in the interest of Athens and Skopje and that it would be endorsed by the citizens of the two countries, Sputnik reports from Belgrade. “We...

People send message to Zaev: Macedonia is not for sale! (Photo)

Hundreds of people led by the fan group “Komiti” gathered Wednesday outside the parliament building to protest against the name change. They sent a message to Zaev that the name is not for sale. With banners and flags, singing...

The full transcript of the Zaev-Tsipras agreement

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev claims that the international name agreement with Greece is a state secret, while the Greek media have published the full text of the agreement. Read the full transcript here.

Ivanov: Name agreement is detrimental, I will not sign it

President Gjorge Ivanov said Wednesday the name agreement reached with Greece is detrimental for the Republic of Macedonia, adding he would not sign it. In a TV address, President Ivanov said the agreement reached between Prime Minister Zoran...

Zaev hands over Skopje-Athens name agreement to Mickoski

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev handed over Wednesday the Skopje-Athens deal on the name issue to opposition VMRO-DPMNE leader Kristijan Mickoski. The meeting was brief, Mickoski said, reaffirming his party’s position that the name agreement meant...

VMRO-DPMNE’s Mickoski calls for urgent meeting with Ivanov and Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski is calling for ‘urgent and extraordinary’ meeting with President Gjorge Ivanov and PM Zoran Zaev to go through the provisions of the deal reached by Macedonia and Greece on the name Republic...

UK Ambassador: Deal paves Macedonia’s way into NATO, EU

British Ambassador to Macedonia Charles Garrett on Wednesday welcomed the agreement reached by the premiers Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras on the Macedonia-Greece name dispute saying it would pave Macedonia’s way for integration into...

Ivanov to address citizens following his two-minute meeting with Zaev and Dimitrov

President Gjorge Ivanov will address citizens during the day following his two-minute meeting with PM Zoran Zaev and FM Nikola Dimitrov at which they briefed him about the deal reached on name issue, Ivanov’s Cabinet said in a press release. The...