Tag: Prespa Agreement
Macedonia 16:03

Republic of North Macedonia to get a seat at NATO table, without the right to vote

At the invitation of the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Nikola Dimitrov, tomorrow, February 6, 2019, will participate in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council on the signing of the Accession Protocol for Membership of the Republic...

Macedonia 20:20

Kathimerini: In 30, 40 or 50 years from now, a single Macedonian state might be created

Analyzing the pros and cons of the Prespa Agreement in detail, the Greek daily Kathimerini answers the question “Could the existence of a ‘North Macedonia’ pose a threat to Greece?” “Historical time cannot be reduced to natural time. Greece will not face any threat in the...

Macedonia 13:10

Greece has accepted our right to self-determination: I am a Macedonian who lives on this territory

When I became Prime Minister, Macedonia had disputes with all of our five neighbors, and today we have no open bilateral issues with our neighbors, only the church issue remains, but certain steps are already taken, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said in a recent interview for N1’s Pressing. Talking about...

Macedonia 16:07

EU’s Hahn: Prespa Agreement ‘a historic breakthrough’

Social media is becoming flooded with praise after the ratification of the Prespa Agreement in Greece. Commissioner Johannes Hahn referred to Macedonia as “soon to be North Macedonia” and called the deal a historic breakthrough. The #Prespa agreement resolving the name dispute between #Greece...

Macedonia 16:01

Stoltenberg looks forward future North Macedonia to join NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Friday the Greek Parliament’s decision to ratify the Prespa Agreement, ‘an important contribution to the stability and prosperity of the whole region. I welcome today’s ratification in the Greek parliament of the Prespa Agreement, an important contribution...

Macedonia 15:58

EC’s Tusk congratulates ratification of Prespa Agreement: Zoran, Alexis – well done!

President of the European Council Donald Tusk congratulated Friday the ratification of the Prespa Agreement in the Greek Parliament. “They had imagination, they took the risk, they were ready to sacrifice their own interests for the greater good. Zoran, Alexis – well done! Mission impossible...

Macedonia 15:18

Zaev to Tsipras: Congrats – we made history together

“Congratulations my friend Alexis Tsipras, together with our peoples we reached a historical victory. Long live the Prespa Agreement! For eternal peace and progress of the Balkans and in Europe!,” posted Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on his official Twitter and Facebook profiles following the...

Macedonia 14:51

Greece ratifies Macedonia name-change agreement

Greek lawmakers ratified the agreement changing Macedonia’s name to North Macedonia after a heated debate on Friday. 153 MP’s out of 300 voted in favor the agreement, 146 against and there was one abstention. There is an ongoing count, after which the Parliament Speaker will announce the official...

Balkans 09:59

Communist Party unfolds banner against Prespa Agreement on Acropolis Hill

Members of the Greek Communist Party on Thursday unfurled two banners over the walls of the Acropolis Hill with slogans against the name deal signed between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), which is being discussed in Parliament, Kathimerini reports. The banners proclaimed...

Balkans 14:57

Greece Parliament to vote on name deal ratification Thursday night

Greece’s Parliament will start debating the Prespa Agreement’s ratification on Wednesday at 10:00h local time ahead of a vote on the deal slated for Thursday evening, say sources of the Greek Parliament. This afternoon, the National Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee in the Greek Parliament...

Balkans 12:07

Every Greek to get a copy of the Prespa Agreement

The Greek government will convince the Greeks that they have reached a good agreement with Macedonia so that every Greek will receive a copy of the Prespa Agreement and be able to analyze it in peace. Tsipras’ Government will print tens of thousands of copies of the agreement on normalizing relations...