Macedonia Name Issue – former FYROM’s PM: “The events for Alexander the Great are a carnival!”

 

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By Panagiotis Groumoutis

The focus of the celebrations will be the central square of Skopje, “Macedonia”, which now resembles Disneyland, dotted with small and large statues of figures of Greek and Bulgarian history, which the Skopjans are trying to assume as their own regarding them as …”Macedonians.”

The statue of Alexander the Great stands in the square, and its official name is “mounted warrior” to not induce

“The celebration on the occasion of the 20 years from the country’s independence, with the inauguration of the monument of Alexander of Macedonia, is nothing but a carnival, a historic triumph of paganism, not worthy the significant anniversary,”
Greece, with height similar to an eight-floor building. The platform from which PM Gruevski will speak to the crowd that is expected to gather from across the country by buses that will take them to the capital for free, will be set before him.

The event is expected to become a gathering for the governmental party of VMRO, since the largest opposition parties will not attend. Representatives from DUI, the co-governing Albanian party, will also be absent.

Georgievski’s comment in “Nova Macedonia” is quite sharp. “The celebration on the occasion of the 20 years from the country’s independence, with the inauguration of the monument of Alexander of Macedonia, is nothing but a carnival, a historic triumph of paganism, not worthy the significant anniversary,” he said, explaining why he will not attend Thursday fiesta.

Today is the official opening of the renovated international airport of Skopje, which was renamed to “Aleksandar Veliki” in 2008, and is managed by a company of Turkish interests.

Source: Protothema.gr

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