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Antiquities seized in Macedonia (Northern Greece)

Antiquities seized in Macedonia (Northern Greece)

The Greek Press reported more details regarding the recent story of the Antiquities seized by the Greek police in Macedonia (Northern Greece) The antiquities included “four helmets, golden masks, golden rings, sword fragments and other objects”. The finds are reported as being similar to those found in the sixth century BCE cemetery at Sindos. In the anti-smuggling operation two Greek […]

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Η λανθασμένη νομική βάση της Ελλάδας για το Αιγαίο

Η λανθασμένη νομική βάση στην οποία έχουμε στηριχθεί ως χώρα σε ό,τι αφορά το Αιγαίο, ήτοι το άρθρο 3 της Σύμβασης για το Δίκαιο της Θάλασσας έχει δώσει το δικαίωμα σε έναν ατέρμονα κι εθνικά επιβαρυντικό διάλογο με την Τουρκία. Η μάταια επιμονή των διπλωματικών μας εντεταλμένων κατά τη διάρκεια της Συνδιάσκεψης ώστε το άρθρο 46 για τις αρχιπελαγικές χώρες […]

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NATO’s Jaap de Hoop Scheffer Warns FYROM About the Name Dispute with Greece [29-IV-2009]

NATO’s General Secretary Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, in a meeting with Branko Crvenkovski, warns about the possibility of a failure of referendum about country’s name, predicting a possibility of a security crisis.

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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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NATO Commander: FYROM must solve name dispute to become NATO member state:

NATO Commander: FYROM must solve name dispute to become NATO member state:

Skopje. Admiral Mark Fitzgerald, commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Headquarters Naples arrived in Skopje for a two-day working visit. He expressed his regret FYROM did not become NATO member state despite it made the necessary reforms, Makfax agency informs. Fitzgerald said at a meeting with FYROM’s President Branko Crvenovski the problem with the name dispute with Greece is the only […]

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FYROM Fears Obama Tilt, Greece Confident

FYROM Fears Obama Tilt, Greece Confident

By Sinisa-Jakov Marusic 20 January 2009 FYROM looks to the inauguration of Barack Obama with some trepidation about a possible shift in the United States’ position on the name dispute with Greece, while Athens appears quietly confident that the new US president will be more sympathetic to its stance. Athens and Skopje have been locked in a diplomatic struggle over FYROM’s […]

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Legality of Veto to NATO Accession: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Sues Greece before the ICJ

Legality of Veto to NATO Accession: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Sues Greece before the ICJ

By Markos Karavias and Antonios Tzanakopoulos December 29, 2008 Volume 12, Issue 26 Introduction On November 17, 2008, the ‘former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’ (FYR Macedonia) instituted proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging that Greece’s objection to its application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) breaches the 1995 Interim Accord between these two States.[1] This […]

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Bulgaria urges FYROM to compromise on name dispute

TIRANA, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) — Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev on Monday urged FYROM to make a compromise to settle a long-running name dispute with Greece. “It is necessary to reach a compromise on the name issue, especially when Greece is already a member of the EU and NATO,” Stanishev said in his meeting with Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski. Stanishev, who […]

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FYROM’s creaky EU Perspective: No solution, no invitation

FYROM’s creaky EU Perspective: No solution, no invitation

October 13, 2008 by: Nicolas Mottas I n June 2003 the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Halkidiki, northern Greece, set a significant aim: the perspicuous committment of Brussels to offer any possible and reasonable assistance to the states of South Eastern Europe, fortifying their European perspective (Article 2, Thessaloniki Declaration). The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) was among these states […]

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Fyrom’s Border Authorities Hassle “Unpatriotic” Travellers to Greece

Fyrom’s Border Authorities Hassle “Unpatriotic” Travellers to Greece BalkanTravellers.com 15 August 2008 | Fyromians headed to Greece for the holidays complained that they are being singled out and harassed by Fyrom’s border authorities, national media reported on Thursday. All buses with FYROM tourists entering or exiting Greece are being stopped on the border and people’s baggage gets thoroughly checked, […]

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