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Greek Opposition Leader Accuses Authorities of Opening NATO Door to Skopje

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos open Wednesday the door for Skopje’s integration in NATO after the recent recognition of the Macedonian nationality and language in Prespa. “Today in Brussels, Tsipras and Kammenos open the NATO door to the neighbouring country of Skopje. In this way, they hand over ...

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German Minister Roth on Name Agreement Significance

The historic agreement between Greece and Macedonia over the name dispute proves that it is possible to overcome deep bilateral differences, if confidence is increased and political will exists, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office, Michael Roth said Monday. In the statement, prior to his participation at the meeting of foreign ministers of Western Balkans ...

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Reactions to President Ivanov’s Decision not to Sign Decree for Name Deal

Government spokesperson Mile Bosnjakovski said on Tuesday that President Gjorge Ivanov’s decision and non-signing of the decree for ratification of the name agreement would not impact the deal’s implementation. “As far as Ivanov’s decision is concerned, it had been expected. However, it doesn’t affect the steps, i.e. the implementation of the stages of the agreement. The Greek government has already ...

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