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Greek FM Kotzias Resigns

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has resigned following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a recent deal which would change Macedonia’s name in exchange for Greece dropping its objections to the country joining NATO, AP reported. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Wednesday he had accepted Kotzias’ resignation, and said he would take over the foreign ministry ...

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Minister Sekerinska Asks for Support from NATO Counterparts for Invitation

In a letter sent to her NATO counterparts, Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska asks them for support for a membership invitation for Macedonia at the July Summit. As the Defence Ministry said in Sunday’s press-release, Sekerinska also had phone conversations with some of them. “I’m writing to you following the reaching of the historic agreement with Greece over the name. This ...

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