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Greece furious over north neighbor’s “Wines of Macedonia”

It came as expected and feared. Companies in North Macedonia omit the geographic term and sell their products with state labeling as simple “Macedonian.” And this despite the Prespes Agreement or because of it that apparently did not cover all issues between Greece and North Macedonia, ex FYROM, especially with …

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Kammenos: Greek tanks would take Skopje in 20 minutes

Former Defense Minister and fierce opponent of the Prespes Agreement, Panos Kammenos, said that North Macedonia is not a threat as Greek tanks would finish the neighboring country in 20 minutes. In an interview with local broadcaster TRT on Thursday, Kammenos said “We don’t fell any threat. Skopje is a …

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North Macedonia police started to stamp passports with country’s new name

Police authorities in North Macedonia on Friday started stamping the passports of the citizens of North Macedonia with the new constitutional name, upon their arrival at or departure from the country’s borders. The trilingual stamp states: “This passport is property of the Republic of North Macedonia” in English, French and …

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Moussakas is and remains Greek, not North-Macedonian or FYROMian

The new official signboards with FYROM’s new name “Republic of North Macedonia” are printed and ready to be put in front of government institutions, border crossings, etc. Official sources said the installation of the new signs would begin tomorrow Tuesday or some day afterwards during the week. The first sign …

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Greece closes chapter “Macedonia” with ratification of FYROM’s accession to NATO

The plenary of the Greek Parliament ratified the “Ratification of the Protocol of the North Atlantic Treaty for the Accession of North Macedonia” with a majority of 153 votes late on Friday. Opposition parties down voted the bill with 140 votes, one lawmaker voted “present.” During the roll-call voting procedure, …

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NATO accession protocol signed, FYROM to change name in a couple of days

The foreign ministers of NATO member states and FYROM signed the protocol on the “North Macedonia ‘s” accession to the North Atlantic alliance on Wednesday. The signature marks the final stage on FYROM’s path to becoming the 30th member of NATO. “This journey made us more mature, we have proven …

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NATO Allies to sign FYROM accession protocol on Feb 6

The Accession Protocol between the NATO and FYROM or North Macedonia will be signed on February, the General Secretary of the North Atlanic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg announced on Saturday. “On 6 February we will write history: NATO Allies will sign the accession protocol with the future Republic of North Macedonia …

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NATO rushes to invite FYROM under its new name “North Macedonia”

FYROM Foreign Minister Nikolai Dimitrov received an invitation by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to join the North Atlantic Alliance. The letter addressed to the Republic of North Macedonia was received late Monday afternoon,  media report. The invitation of North Macedonia’s accession to the NATO came just three days after …

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“North Macedonia was born today,” says Tsipras after Prespes ratification

“Today is a historic day for Greece,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a long statement after the Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement. ” North Macedonia was born today,” he added among others stressing “the result of today’s vote has no winners and losers.” “The day was historic for …

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