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Mitsotakis says name deal is bad, urges Tsipras to not sign it

The agreed solution is bad and goes against the position of the majority of Greeks, says Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of opposition New Democracy, MIA reports from Athens. Mitsotakis accused Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over lack of political...
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Zaev: Macedonian minority issue in name deal to be regulated in accordance with European practice

The change of Article 49 of the Constitution will unify the provision with the European practice regarding the country’s concern for the diaspora, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev at Tuesday’s press conference over the name deal reached...
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Mickoski cancels all planned meetings abroad: I am here to meet Zaev

Opposition VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski has canceled a trip, planned meetings for tomorrow and called on Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to immediately hand over to him the agreement on the name dispute with Greece. ‘At the onset he (Zaev)...
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Greek PM Tsipras in public address over name deal

After months-long and difficult negotiations, we have managed to reach an agreement with the FYROM PM for a solution of the name dispute, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a public address on Tuesday, MIA reports from Athens. During...
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Zaev: License plates NMK to avoid any provocations in Greece

The international codes for the country remain MK and MKD, while license plates will change into NMK, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told reporters on Tuesday regarding the practical implementation of the name deal. “NMK will be put on the...
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Mogherini: EU to open accession negotiations with Macedonia

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, commended Tuesday the premiers of Macedonia and Greece ‘for their determination and leadership in reaching the historic agreement.’ “This...
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Mickoski: The so-called Zaev -Tsipras deal is a capitulation

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski called the agreement reached between Skopje and Athens a false victory and a capitulation agreement. “Today is a hard day for the Republic of Macedonia. We saw a press conference in which the defeat...
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UN’s Nimetz welcomes name deal

The United Nations mediator in Greece-Macedonia name negotiations,   Matthew Nimetz, welcomed Tuesday  a deal reached between the Prime Ministers of both countries, calling it a mutually beneficial solution for the broader region. ‘I would...
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Citizens to have the final say in a referendum

Citizens will have the final say on the name change in the Republic of North Macedonia in a referendum in the autumn. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Tuesday that there will be a referendum in the autumn and asked for support from the citizens...
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New name will mean changing all documents for Macedonians

The new name agreed with Greece, for which the citizens will vote in a referendum in the autumn, is Republic of North Macedonia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev informed at a press conference on Tuesday. The new name that will be erga omnes, used...