Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News today: 19

Republic of North Macedonia, Macedonian language, nationality – citizens of North Macedonia

Republic of North Macedonia is the name agreed between the prime ministers of Macedonia and Greece, Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras.

Prime Minister Zaev informed at a press conference with all ministers that a dignified solution to the name issue had been reached – Republic of North Macedonia with a translation in all languages, used both internationally and bilaterally, which will be further regulated in line with an amendment to the Constitution.

“The nationality is Macedonians / citizens of Republic of North Macedonia. With this solution, we are strengthening the Macedonian identity. The Macedonian language and people will be protected and strengthened once and for all. No more FYROM, no more agreements in which the Macedonian language is avoided. We are on our own and finally, it is recognized by all our neighbors. The cultural identity will be strengthened, our benefit is huge, promising stable and prosperous future for our citizens,” said Zaev.

He added that finally we will be recognized by Greece and the international community.

The ethnic and cultural identity is protected. The identity is strengthened and a guarantee for security and prosperity, Zaev said.