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FYROM takes over from Switzerland as Chair of the Committee of Ministers

FYROM takes over from Switzerland as Chair of the Committee of Ministers

The “former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” takes over from Switzerland as Chair of the Committee of Ministers 11.05.2010   http://www.coe.int/t/dc/files/presidences-sessions-cm/presidences/ex_rep_youg_macedoine/default_en.asp The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Council of Europe member states hold the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, the executive body of the Organisation, on a rotating basis in alphabetical order, for a six-month term. The Chairmanship will be transferred […]

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FYROM faces Major Diplomatic Defeat in the Name Issue of the Presidency of the Council of Europe

FYROM faces Major Diplomatic Defeat in the Name Issue of the Presidency of the Council of Europe

“Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M)” – This will be the official name which Greece’s neighbouring country will be referred during its Presidency in the Council of Europe, according to Skopje’s major newspaper, Nova Makedonija. Despite the grandiloquent statements of the FYROM’s Officials and the attempt to abuse its presidency to promote the FYROM’s position on the name issue, the Council of Europe decided to follow the decision of the […]

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