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NATO, Macedonia sign accession protocol

BRUSSELS: Skopje gained the opportunity to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after the Lake Prespa Agreement with Athens, which aimed to resolve the name dispute between two countries. All 29 NATO countries and Macedonia signed the accession protocol in Brussels. “The signing of the protocol opens the ratification process, and I ...

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Greeks reject Macedonia name deal in poll

ATHENS: A majority of Greeks reject a disputed name deal that aims to end a long-running row with neighbouring Macedonia, a poll showed Sunday, with nearly half labelling it ‘treason’. The Kappa Research poll in Ethnos daily found that 58 percent oppose the June agreement to rename Greece’s northern neighbour ...

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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

Image Credit: AP Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbours since 1991. “This is a brave, historic and necessary step for our peoples,” said Greek ...

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EU ‘confident’ Macedonia name row settled by July

SOFIA: The European Union is “very confident” Macedonia will settle a long-running row with Greece over its name before July, a senior official from the bloc said Friday. Athens has long objected to Macedonia’s name, arguing it suggests Skopje has claims to the territory and heritage of Greece’s historic northern ...

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