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London Wikileaks Cables:HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE

London Wikileaks Cables:HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE

HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE ON “MACEDONIA” NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE Passed to the Telegraph by WikiLeaks 9:06PM GMT 04 Feb 2011 Ref ID: 08LONDON1112 Date: 4/18/2008 14:00 Origin: Embassy London Classification: CONFIDENTIAL Destination: 08STATE40462 Header: VZCZCXYZ0000OO RUEHWEBDE RUEHLO #1112 1091400ZNY CCCCC ZZHO 181400Z APR 08FM AMEMBASSY LONDONTO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8305INFO RUEHZG/NATO EU COLLECTIVE PRIORITYRUEHSQ/AMEMBASSY SKOPJE […]

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Macedonian Name Issue – Response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29)

Macedonian Name Issue – Response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29)

The following letter is in response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29). December 31 ,2010 The following letter is in response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29). In terms of strategic significance, that of Greece outweighs that of the insignificant and pathetic regime in Skopje. Greece is a front line state in the war […]

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PM Gruevski´s hardline policy leaves FYROM out of NATO summit yet again

PM Gruevski´s hardline policy leaves FYROM out of NATO summit yet again

PM Gruevski´s hardline policy leaves FYROM out of NATO summit yet again Australian Macedonian Advisory Council    November 26, 2010    FYROM Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski´s hardline policy to his country´s naming dispute with Greece has once again caused FYROM to not be invited to take part in the latest NATO summit (where new members are then invited to join […]

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Ράσμουσεν: Τα Σκόπια δεν θα πάρουν πρόσκληση για ένταξη στην διάσκεψη κορυφής του ΝΑΤΟ στην Λισσαβώνα

Ράσμουσεν: Τα Σκόπια δεν θα πάρουν πρόσκληση για ένταξη στην διάσκεψη κορυφής του ΝΑΤΟ στην Λισσαβώνα

Ο Γ.Γ του ΝΑΤΟ, Άντερς Φογκ Ράσμουσεν (Photo @ Wikipedia) “Δεν περιμένω νέες εξελίξεις στο ζήτημα της ονομασίας μέχρι την επερχόμενη διάσκεψη κορυφής στου ΝΑΤΟ στην Λισσαβώνα,“ δήλωσε ο Γενικός Γραμματέας του ΝΑΤΟ, Άντερς Φογκ Ράσμουσεν. “Το ζήτημα παραμένει άλυτο και δεν περιμένω η χώρα [σ.σ. ΠΓΔΜ] να λάβει πρόσκληση για ένταξη,” πρόσθεσε ο κ. Ράσμουσεν.  Η θέση του ΝΑΤΟ από […]

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Kofos on the Macedonian Name Issue at the NATO Conference in Skopje

Kofos on the Macedonian Name Issue at the NATO Conference in Skopje

Articles by Tymphaios November 04, 2010 In a recent presentation at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly´s Rose-Roth Seminar, Skopje 20.10.2010, Dr Evangelos Kofos made an assessment of the current dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). He concluded with a proposal that “The constitutional name, which will replace the current one as well as the temporary international […]

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Three Scenarios on FYRΟΜ

Three Scenarios on FYRΟΜ

Skopje Koha e Re 01 Sep 10 p 3   Report by Afrim Tanallari: “Three Scenarios on [FYR]Macedonia”   Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski’s resignation along the lines of the Croatian model; a snap parliamentary election along with a referendum on a compromise with Greece; and a technical or an expert government are the three possible scenarios that might happen if […]

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Can America Rely on Turkey?

Can America Rely on Turkey?

By US Congressman John Sarbanes Turkey has been getting a lot of attention recently. American foreign policymakers, among others, are beginning to realize that the United States cannot count on its ally Turkey in a pinch. But American surprise and dismay at Turkey’s increasing petulance on the world stage and among its NATO peers reflects just how naive the U.S. […]

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When a rose is a raven: Macedonia and FYROM – a modest proposal

When a rose is a raven: Macedonia and FYROM – a modest proposal

Tymphaios    July 21, 2010     Macedonia since the days when Macedonians could be said to exist has been inhabited by Greeks. Indeed the ancient Macedonians were instrumental through their campaigns in ushering the Hellenistic age and shaping a universal kind of Hellenism that has endured to the present time. Daniel Hannan wrote recently in the Telegraph mentioning an […]

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Athens adamant over FYROM ‘Name Issue’

Athens adamant over FYROM ‘Name Issue’

Greece will not accept the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) entry into NATO or the European Union so long as there is no mutually acceptable name for that country, Deputy Foreign Minister Theodoros Kassimis reiterated on Thursday, and this time in Parliament.    Kassimis also added that EU funding to the neighbouring land-locked country was flowing at a slower […]

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FYROM: KFOR increased security measures on Kosovo-FYROM border

FYROM: KFOR increased security measures on Kosovo-FYROM border

The NATO-led peacekeeping mission in Kosovo (KFOR) and police stepped up security at the border with FYROM following a shootout there a day earlier which killed four, officials said Thursday. “We sent a quick reaction force to intensify our layout along the (FYROMian) border,” KFOR spokesman Michael Kotting told AFP. Kosovo police also said they were implementing a stricter border […]

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