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Greece and FYROM reportedly close to agreeing on “Northern Macedonia”!

makis - May 30, 2018

According to the latest reports, Greece and FYROM are close to reaching a deal on the name dispute Sources say the countries have agreed on the name…

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Greek Foreign Minister says deal on name with FYROM has been achieved

makis - May 28, 2018

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias said his and his FYROM counterpart, Nikola Dimitrov’s work had been done, referring to the talks in Brussels on the name…

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FYROM propose “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” as name

makis - May 18, 2018

The government of FYROM has reportedly put forward the name of “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” as a proposal to Greece in talks for the name dispute. Sources…

DEFENCE
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FYROM name dispute meeting in Vienna ends

Panos - Apr 26, 2018

“We are committed to trying to find a solution to the name issue of FYROM”, the UN special mediator on the matter, Matthew Nimetz said after the…

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Commissioner Hahn: Greece-FYROM name dispute might be over within next 2 weeks

makis - Apr 24, 2018

Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn estimated a solution on the name dispute between Greece and FYROM would be reached within the next…

DEFENCE
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Name of “Upper Macedonia” being floated by FYROM media as proposal

Panos - Apr 12, 2018

According to numerous reports by news outlets in the country of FYROM, the government of the small Balkan state is considering proposing the name of “Upper Macedonia”,…

GREECE
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Greece sent five proposals to FYROM on name dispute

makis - Mar 20, 2018

The Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias revealed on the sidelines of the EU Ministers’ Summit the set of proposals on the name dispute the Greek…

WORLD
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FYROM-Australians sued by the Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies

makis - Mar 08, 2018

The ongoing dispute between the Greek Australian community and certain groups of FYROM-Australians is about to reach its peak, as the Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies (AIMS)…

DEFENCE
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Two piles of Greek flags burnt at FYROM rally in Melbourne

Panos - Mar 05, 2018

A rally over the Macedonia name dispute outside Victoria’s state parliament over the weekend has caused controversy in the Greek community after Greek flags were set alight.…

GREECE
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FYROM PM to FT: Greek demand for Constitution amendment is unreasonable

makis - Feb 28, 2018

FYROM PM Zoran Zaev labeled Greece’s demand that his country amends its constitution “unreasonable”. In an interview to the “Financial Times”, Mr Zaev said that despite the…

DEFENCE
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Nationalists burn Greek flags outside FYROM Parliament

Panos - Feb 28, 2018

A crowd of 5,000 took part in a protest in the centre of Skopje on Tuesday night, demanding that the immediate suspension of talks with Greece over…

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FYROM PM: Name dispute with Greece to be resolved by July

makis - Feb 19, 2018

The Prime Minister of FYROM, Zoran Zaev effectively announced that his country will have reached an agreement on the name dispute with Greece and negotiations will conclude…

GREECE
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FYROM Foreign Minister: We were and will remain Macedonians

makis - Jan 19, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister of FYROM Nikola Dimitrov clarified that his country’s interests in the negotiations with Greece over the name dispute focused on “securing their national identity”,…

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The 5 names for FYROM proposed by UN negotiator Nimetz

makis - Jan 18, 2018

Media from FYROM revealed the names put on the table by the UN special negotiator Matthew Nimetz during talks between the Greek and FYROM delegations in New…

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Secret diplomacy with FYROM: They will not announce where & when Kotzias will meet Dimitrov!

makis - Jan 11, 2018

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov will meet with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzas today, but neither Athens nor the time will be announced…

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Tito’s granddaughter sides with Greece against FYROM

makis - Dec 15, 2017

“Although my grandfather, Josip Broz Tito, ‘gave’ the name ‘Macedonia’ to one of the six constituent republics of Yugoslavia, it is obvious that this act did not…

GREECE
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FYROM PM says nationalists moderating stance on name dispute

makis - Dec 01, 2017

The prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) said on Friday that the country’s nationalist opposition party VMRO-DPMNE is showing sign that it has…

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Greece & FYROM show great willingness to resolve the name issue, says Hoyt Brian Yee

makis - Nov 09, 2017

The assessment that Greece and FYROM show great willingness to resolve the naming issue was expressed by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Hoyt Brian Yee. “There is…

GREECE
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Businesses in FYROM demand more cooperation with Greece

makis - Oct 10, 2017

FYROM and Greece have good relations in the domain of commerce, but businesses say that the 25 year old contest on the name issue and the political…

GREECE
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FYROM tells Greek FM to support its bid to EU/NATO without solving name dispute

makis - Sep 01, 2017

The Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) told Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on a day-visit to Skopje to “recognize the new reality” in the country and…