Athens wary of Skopje unrest but still aims to bolster ties

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Skopje
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Athens has been monitoring with great concern the ongoing political crisis in the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) but the SYRIZA-led government is unlikely to be deterred in its efforts to build closer ties with Skopje.

The issue of the current protests in Skopje was discussed during Monday's EU Foreign Affairs Council, with Greece and other EU partners expressing concerns over the possibility of the Western Balkans being destabilised. The Greek government, however, ha...

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