Post Tagged with: "Diplomacy"

Protecting the brand name Macedonia – lessons from Byzantine Diplomacy

Protecting the brand name Macedonia – lessons from Byzantine Diplomacy

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris A 2007 article by the Greek political scientist Constantinos Holevas, originally published in Antibaro, a Greek magazine made its re-appearance in the Akritas Macedonian blog recently. http://akritas-history-of-makedonia.blogspot.com/ It is titled “The importance of the name and Byzantine Diplomacy”. Professor Holevas reminded us in this article that the Byzantines never called their state Byzantium. They called themselves […]

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Branko Geroski Criticizes the Dogmatism of FYROMian Government [16-IV-2009]

Branko Geroski, editor-in-chief of “Sega” weekly, attacks the stubborn lack of desire by the Government of FYROM to find a compromise solution in the name dispute between Skoplje and Athens.

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President-Elect of FYROM, Đorđe Ivanov, Lashes Out at Journalists [13-IV-2009]

April 13, 2009 — FYROMian President-Elect Đorđe Ivanov meets with DUI leader Ali Ahmeti to negotiate future political strategies. At the contact with the press, Ivanov – visibly distressed – addressed journalist about the name dispute with Greece with а quite caustic tone.

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Kanal5 About the Ideas of Greek Scholar Evangelos Kofos Regarding the Macedonian Issue [07-IV-2009]

FYROM’s Kanal5 investigates the latest proposals and views on the name dispute by Evangelos Kofos, an eminent Greek academic and scholar of Macedonian studies.

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