Post Tagged with: "political"

Secretary General of NATO: “I hope that there will be more flexibility in Skopje than I have seen up until now”

During the press conference of the third Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) Security Forum that took place in Astana, Kazakhstan, on June 25 2009, the NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer responded to a question posed by a journalist from the State of Skopje. With his question regarding the NATO membership of his country and made in the usual whining and arrogant way searching always for someone else to blame, the skopjan journalist […]

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Photomontage of Skoplje’s Square with Superimposed Statues of Alexander and of Other Men [05-V-2009]

FYROMian A1 TV presents a photomontage of the statues which are planned for placement by the authorities in Skoplje’s central square, among which the largest is a statue of Alexander the Great.

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FYROMian Communist Politician Acknowledges the Titoist Roots of His Nation [04-V-2009]

Slobodan Ugrinovski, a Communist city councilor in Skoplje, states that the late Yugoslav dictator Tito is the most important figure for FYROM and that his era was pivotal to its creation.

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Details About the Planned Monument of Alexander the Great in Skoplje Revealed [04-V-2009]

Administration of the city of Skoplje provides insight into the process of building a monumental statue of Alexander the Great in the city’s central square.

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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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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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FYROM Former Foreign Minister Admits his country has ‘invented’ history

Denko Malevski, First FYROM Foreign Minister after FYROM’s independence from the former Yugoslavia, in an interview to Greek TV: “As far as Alexander and his place in the history of the country (FYROM) is concerned, that is probably the result of POLITICAL PLANNING rather than historical truth.” “The idea that Alexander the Great belongs to us was in the minds […]

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