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Greek Gov’t: Amendments in Skopje in accordance with Prespa Agreement

The Greek government claims that the amendments for constitutional changes adopted by the government in Skopje are in the spirit of the Prespa Agreement, MIA reports citing sources from within the Greek government. “The changes made to the amendment XXXVI where now stands the word “diaspora” are in accordance with the text and the spirit of the Prespa Agreement. This ...

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Tzanakopoulos: Majority for adoption of Prespa Agreement secured

The Spokesperson of the Greek Government Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said in an interview for Greek radio “Real FM” that he believes the Greek Parliament has the necessary majority for ratification of the Prespa Agreement. “Concerning the recent statements of Zoran Zaev about the language, I must say that this is a very difficult battle of his, which he conducts in an ...

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Debates over Prespa Agreement held in Tetovo and Stip

The last two debates organised by the government focusing on the Prespa Agreement and the constitutional changes were held on Monday, one in Tetovo and one in Stip. At the debate in Tetovo, the Speaker of the Macedonian parliament Talat Xhaferi explained the further procedures in the adoption of the amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia. “The public ...

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Karakachanov: Macedonian language does not exist

The Bulgarian Vice-PM and Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov reacted with a Facebook post to the statement of Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev that the Prespa Agreement is undisputable and that it will allow Macedonian language to be taught in Greece. “I will not allow compromises on behalf of Bulgaria which will result in falsification of history. The Macedonian language does not ...

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Mitsotakis: Recognising Macedonian Language is National Setback

The leader of the Greek opposition party New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his government for “making a setback where no other Greek politician dared to make it,” insinuating to the Prespa Agreement and the recognition of Macedonian ethnicity and language. “In a situation where all previous Greek governments were saying “no”, this one headed by ...

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Kotzias: I would apply more pressure over Zaev for his recent statements

Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev’s recent statements damage the process of implementation of the Prespa Agreement, said the former Greek FM Nikos Kotzias in an interview for the Greek TV Antenna. At the debate in the Macedonian parliament over the constitutional changes predicted with the Prespa Agreement, PM Zaev commented that the agreement will open the possibility for Macedonian language to ...

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Debate on Prespa Agreement held at FON University

The second debate on the Constitutional Changes included in the Prespa Agreement was held on Thursday at the premises of the FON University in Skopje. The main speakers of the debate were PM Zoran Zaev, FON Rector Nano Ruzin and university professor Temelko Ristovski. “I am aware that the citizens have negative feeling for the change of the name of ...

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MEPs voice support to Prespa Agreement, Reconciliation Process

The PM of Macedonia Zoran Zaev met on Wednesday in Skopje the MEPs Knut Fleckenstein and David McAllister. As reported by the governmental press service, the MEPs voiced strong support for the implementation of the Prespa Agreement and welcomed PM Zaev’s courage to fully implement the entire process. Zaev voiced his expectation related to voting in Parliament on constitutional amendments ...

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First debate on Amendments for Constitutional Changes held in Government

The Government of Macedonia held the first public debate on the amendments for changes to the Constitution of Macedonia, which were recently endorsed by the Parliament. Main speakers at the debate were PM Zoran Zaev, university professor and former Foreign Minister Ljubomir Frckoski and university professor Vlado Popovski. Frckoski and Popovski are also one of the co-authors of the Constitution ...

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Првата Јавна Расправа за Нацрт Амандманите во Владата на РМ

Во Владата на Република Македонија денеска се одржа првата од серијата дебати во рамките на јавната расправа за нацрт амандманите за уставни измени. Претседателот на Владата на Република Македонија Зоран Заев се заблагодари за големиот број присутни и за нагласениот интерес за вклучување во јавната расправа за прашањата што се отворија во Собранието и во јавноста во досегашниот процес на ...

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