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Parliament to ratify Bulgaria friendship treaty

The draft-law ratifying the Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation between Macedonia and Bulgaria is on Monday’s agenda of the Parliament’s 30. session. The agreement was signed on 1 August 2017 by countries’...
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Grcheva: The law on languages is the first step to change the name and identity

The law on the use of languages must be abolished, and not amended, because if applied in this form, Macedonia will lose its identity, warns Solza Grcheva. The former MP says that the people’s representatives must not support a law that harms the...
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Zaev to meet Tsipras in Davos on January 24

Online edition of Greek newspaper Real says Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will meet Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras during the World Economic Forum in Davos, MIA reports from Athens. “Tsipras will meet Zaev on January 24, a fact that confirms...
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Poll: 68 percent of Greeks against term ‘Macedonia’

A poll has showed that 68 percent of Greeks are against including term ‘Macedonia’ in the name, MIA reports from Athens. A Marc poll for Greek newspaper Proto Thema shows that only 23.6 percent of respondents agree over the inclusion...
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Kammenos proposes name referendum

Panos Kammenos, the leader of junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL), has proposed holding a referendum on the name dispute, MIA reports from Athens. “The Greek people will have to decide on the unprecedented, in the history...
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Katrougalos: Name solution not ‘tool for irredentism’

Georgios Katrougalos, Greece’s Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, has said the possible name solution should not be a tool for irredentism, MIA reports from Athens. “We are negotiating a name that will make a clear distinction...
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Mobile phone subscribers drop, service packages on the rise

The number of mobile and landline phone subscribers in Macedonia is dropping, whereas the one of service packages is increasing, says the Agency for Electronic Communications (AEC). As of Q2 of 2017, there are 2,022,678 mobile phone subscribers,...
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Anti-pollution measures take effect in Skopje

Starting today, the government of Macedonia has started enforcing measures aimed at reducing the consequences of air pollution in the capital Skopje. The measures take effect after it was detected that levels of fine PM10 particles exceeded...
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Bulgaria decided to be referring to Macedonia as FYROM

Bulgarian Ambassador to Brussels Dimitar Chanchev said Monday that Bulgaria will be referring to Macedonia as FYROM during its six-month EU presidency. Although relations between the two countries are improving, and governments have held...
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Osmani visits Athens on Tuesday for talks with Kotzias, Katrougalos

Macedonia’s Deputy Prime Minister responsible for European affairs, Bujar Osmani on Tuesday will pay an official visit to Athens. He is scheduled to meet with the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, and Giorgos Katrougalos, Alternate...