Thessaloniki rally highlights political complexities of addressing name issue

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: FYROM, Kammenos, Mitsotakis, Tsipras

A large rally in Thessaloniki on Sunday underlined that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have his work cut out to reach a settlement with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the name dispute and that the issue still has the potential to impact on Greek politics.

Police estimate that around 90,000 people took part in the protest against Greeceā€™s neighbour using the name Macedonia. Organisers believe the number of participants was much larger. Although the demonstration did not come any way near matching the 1 mi...

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