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Macedonia News : Reps. Bilirakis, Maloney introduce resolution urging FYROM to resolve name dispute

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, introduced a resolution that urges the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to work within the framework of the United Nations process with Greece to achieve longstanding United States and United Nations policy goals of resolving the name dispute […]

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“Vardaska Makedonija” possible solution to the naming dispute

“Vardaska Makedonija” possible solution to the naming dispute

According to a Media Report of Athanasios Ellis from ANT1 TV, Greece and FYROM privately are close to a compromise in reference to the naming dispute. The possible solution appears to be “Vardaska Makedonija” or a variant of it. The proposal is expected to meet Greek acceptance, since it doesnt cross the “red line” that Greece has set on. A […]

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EU Diplomat: “We don’t think FYROM is ready to start the accession talks even if the Name Dispute is solved”

EU Diplomat: “We don’t think FYROM is ready to start the accession talks even if the Name Dispute is solved”

The rising concern among EU diplomats that FYROM is lagging behind with its reforms, which are key for making progress in its EU accession bid, is becoming obvious each day. According to Balkan Insight, European officials are starting to complain that FYROM’s political leaders have not done enough to move forward on key reforms, reduce political influence on the judiciary and the […]

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US eyes solution in name dispute

US eyes solution in name dispute

Washington has informed Prime Minister George Papandreou that it will back an effort by Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to settle their name dispute by agreeing on “Northern Macedonia” as the new name for the Balkan country. According to sources, Papandreou, who is wrapping up a visit to the USA, was told by White House officials […]

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FYROM’s citizens do not understand the government’s name dispute policy, Poll Finds

FYROM’s citizens do not understand the government’s name dispute policy, Poll Finds

FYROM’s citizens do not understand the government’s name dispute policy, according to the latest published opinion poll in FYROM. The new poll, conducted by Transparency – Zero Corruption, revealed some very interesting statistics which were published in the yesterday’s paper of Nova Makedonija daily. - More than 60% of citizens do not know what the red line the government is talking about is, […]

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Nova Makedonja: Red lines of FYROMacedonia, Greece- far away from each other

Nova Makedonja: Red lines of FYROMacedonia, Greece- far away from each other 30 November 2009 | 14:21 | FOCUS News Agency Skopje. There is no resolution of the name issue between “Macedonia” and Greece but there is stimulus to continue negotiations. These are part of the assessments for the meeting between “Macedonian” and Greek prime ministers Nikola Gruevski and […]

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Κινητικότητα για την ονομασία των Σκοπίων

Κινητικότητα για την ονομασία των Σκοπίων

Κινητικότητα για την ονομασία των Σκοπίων Όπως μετέδωσε ο τηλεοπτικός σταθμός Sitel και σύμφωνα με σχετικό δημοσίευμα της εφημερίδας Spic, ο διαπραγματευτής της ΠΓΔΜ, κ. Ζόραν Γιόλεβσκι, εντός των ημερών θα μεταβεί στα Σκόπια προκειμένου να συμμετάσχει σε συμβουλευτικές διαβουλεύσεις με την κρατική ηγεσία της ΠΓΔΜ. Σύμφωνα με τις σχετικές αναφορές, η συνάντηση θα πραγματοποιηθεί κατά τη διάρκεια του ερχόμενου […]

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The Name Game – The future of EU expansion? It all depends on what the meaning of the word “Macedonia” is

The Name Game - The future of EU expansion? It all depends on what the meaning of the word “Macedonia” is

BY THOMAS MEANEY, HARRIS MYLONAS The European Union is a club with a long line out the door. Just ask Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, or Turkey. But for one Balkan country, the biggest problem is showing the right ID at the velvet rope. Seven former communist countries were able to enter both NATO and the EU by the end […]

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Nimetz: Name dispute could be solved in 2009

Nimetz: Name dispute could be solved in 2009

UN envoy Matthew Nimetz, the mediator in the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), said in statements on FYROM state television on Saturday that the name dispute could be solved by the end of the year if Greece and FYROM were both prepared to be “flexible”. “If both sides make serious efforts regarding this […]

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Πιέζουν οι Αλβανοί της ΠΓΔΜ για λύση στο θέμα της ονομασίας

Πιέζουν οι Αλβανοί της ΠΓΔΜ για λύση στο θέμα της ονομασίας προειδοποιώντας για ένταση μεταξύ των δύο κοινοτήτων.. Ο αρχηγός του μεγαλύτερου Αλβανικού κόμματος DUI της ΠΓΔΜ επανήλθε με νέες δηλώσεις του στο θέμα της διένεξης για το όνομα με την Ελλάδα. Ο Ali Ahmeti (φωτογ.), προειδοποίησε την κυβέρνηση για “εντάσεις μεταξύ των Αλβανών και των Σλαβομακεδόνων στην χώρα λόγω […]

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