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Greek Note received by Government, Decision published in Official Gazette

On Tuesday evening, the note verbale from the Greek Foreign Ministry notifying the Macedonian government that the Greek Parliament ratified the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO reached Skopje. The delivery of the note was followed with an announcement by the Macedonian government for the public. “We notify the public that today, 12 February 2019, the Prespa Agreement for ...

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Slovenia ratifies Protocol for Macedonia’s Integration in NATO

The Slovenian Parliament ratified on Tuesday the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO, making Slovenia the first country after Greece to ratify the Protocol. The Speaker of the Macedonia Parliament Talat Xhaferi attended the session in Ljubljana, and had his own address at the Parliament of Slovenia. He thanked on behalf of the Parliament and the citizens of Macedonia, ...

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Stoltenberg: It is good that we will have North Macedonia in NATO

The Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that the enlargement of the alliance with countries from West Balkan will strengthen NATO and secure the peace and stability in the Balkan region. “NATO played a key role in the resolution of the armed conflicts in the Balkans in the 1990s. We are still facing many challenges, but it ...

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NATO Flag hoisted in front of Government Building

A special ceremony for raising of the flag of NATO in front of the building of the Government of Macedonia, attended by numerous politicians and diplomats, took place on Tuesday in Skopje. At the ceremony, PM Zoran Zaev addressed the guests, as well as all citizens of Macedonia. “Today we are raising the NATO flag, which will set the course ...

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Krivokapic nominates Zaev and Tsipras for Nobel Peace Prize

The leader of the Social-Democratic Party of Montenegro Ranko Krivokapic sent a formal nomination to the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, nominating PMs Zoran Zaev and Alexist Tsipras for the adoption of the Prespa Agreement. “This agreement resolved a 27-year long and quite complex dispute between Macedonia and Greece. Zaev and Tsipras demonstrated political will and courage to overcome differences ...

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Greece sends Note Verbale to Macedonia on NATO Protocol Ratification

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially sent the note verbale to its Macedonian counterpart notifying the government of the ratification of the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO by the Greek Parliament. The Macedonian government is to start the process of implementation of the new name “Republic of North Macedonia” by changing all sign boards on roads, state ...

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Albanian Parliamentary Committee endorses Law on NATO Protocol ratification

The Law Committee of the Albanian Parliament endorsed on Monday the Law for Ratification of the Protocol for Accession of Macedonia in NATO. This approval gives a green light to the Albanian parliament to ratify the Protocol, and a session on this matter was already scheduled for Thursday. Before this, Slovenia is expected to be the first NATO member after ...

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Mitsotakis threatens to Block Macedonia’s accession in NATO, EU

The leader of the Greek opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a speech in the city of Kozani that once his party comes to power, it will put veto to Macedonia’s membership in NATO and EU. “The first thing I shall do once the citizens of Greece grant me their trust via election, is to use Greece’s right to put a ...

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Maslov: Integration of Macedonia in NATO will not bring Stability to Balkan

The Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov says in an interview for news agency “sputnik” that the integration of a new country in NATO, in the particular case Macedonia, cannot strengthen in any way the stability in the Balkan region. “Macedonia and Greece managed to reach a solution to their bilateral issue over the constitutional name of the former, and ...

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ALDE adopts Resolution for Support to Macedonia’s Integration in NATO, EU

A delegation of the Liberal-Democratic Party of Macedonia (LDP) took part in the meeting of the Council of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in Berlin. The LDP delegation included party leader Goran Milevski and Minister for Improvement of the Business Climate Zoran Sapuric. At the meeting, the Council of ALDE adopted a resolution which welcomes the ...

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