Macedonia

Macedonians Protest in Skopje Against Name ChangePhoto: MIA/RFERL

Macedonians Protest in Skopje Against Name Change

“Several thousand Macedonians have taken to the streets in the capital, Skopje, to protest against a possible change of their country’s name, as required by Greece to end a long-running dispute. Defying freezing temperatures and snow on February 27, the protesters, organized by a network of several civic […]

Macedonian PM – Constitution Change is Not a Final GuaranteePhoto: BalkanEU.com

Macedonian PM – Constitution Change is Not a Final Guarantee

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, in an interview with the Financial Times, assessed that Macedonia and Greece are coming to a solution to the name dispute, and that this issue could be closed before the NATO summit in Brussels in July, this year. ‘I’m an optimist. It’s very difficult, […]

Macedonian PM Puts Forward Four Options for Nameexploringmacedonia.com

Macedonian PM Puts Forward Four Options for Name

“Macedonia has put forward four options to settle the decades-long dispute with Greece over its name, the country’s prime minister, Zoran Zaev, said on Tuesday. Macedonia and its larger southern neighbour, Greece, have agreed to step up negotiations this year to resolve the disagreement which has frustrated Skopje’s long-held ambitions […]

Macedonian PM Zaev, EBRD Focus on Infrastructure  @ W. Balkans Investment SummitPhoto: BalkanEU.com

Macedonian PM Zaev, EBRD Focus on Infrastructure @ W. Balkans Investment Summit

“At the opening of the third investment summit dedicated to the Western Balkans, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Suma Chakrabarti said the EBRD will continue to support cross-border projects in the Western Balkans. The bank will support completion of transport corridors eight and 10, whose […]

VoA – Juncker Heads to Western Balkans to Discuss EU StrategyPhoto: The Independent

VoA – Juncker Heads to Western Balkans to Discuss EU Strategy

“European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is embarking on a Western Balkan tour to promote the EU’s new strategy for the region. Juncker’s tour to the six Balkan countries that remain outside the European Union starts in Macedonia, where he will hold talks with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Juncker Arrives in Macedonia – Praises Reforms Urges Name Resolution; Michigan Congressman Joins Macedonian-American Rally ; Deputy PM for European Affairs Snubs Regional Conference over Kosovo; Macedonia Begins Airport Name ChangePhoto: Government of Macedonia

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Juncker Arrives in Macedonia – Praises Reforms Urges Name Resolution; Michigan Congressman Joins Macedonian-American Rally ; Deputy PM for European Affairs Snubs Regional Conference over Kosovo; Macedonia Begins Airport Name Change

“European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged Macedonia to resolve a long-standing name dispute with neighboring Greece so the country can open membership talks with the European Union. Juncker arrived in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, on February 25 in the first stop of a Western Balkan tour intended […]

United Macedonian Diaspora President Interviewed for Greek TVPhoto: United Macedonian Diaspora

United Macedonian Diaspora President Interviewed for Greek TV

“UMD (United Macedonian Diaspora) President Metodija A. Koloski was recently interviewed by Greek journalist Thanasis Tsitsas for ANT1 TV from Greece on UMD’s position for #Macedonia’s government to end the UN-led name negotiations. The video has not been published yet, however, the written article can be found by […]