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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…

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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…

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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”,…

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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…

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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)…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…