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Joint press statement by NATO Secretary General and European Council President on solution to name dispute


NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Council President Donald Tusk issued a joint statement Wednesday, commending the agreement reached between Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras and Zaev Zaev on Athens-Skopje name dispute.

‘We welcome the agreement reached between Prime Ministers Tsipras and Zaev yesterday on a solution to the name dispute. We hope that this unique opportunity to relaunch the wider Western Balkan region’s European and Euro-Atlantic integration will not be wasted. This agreement sets an example for others on how to consolidate peace and stability across the region’ the statement reads.