Zaev's departure leaves ties with North Macedonia in balance

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Balkan, European Union, North Macedonia
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The European Union’s failure to offer the Western Balkans guarantees for full EU membership has had many victims. The latest is North Macedonia’s prime minister, Zoran Zaev.

Following the heavy defeat of his Social Democratic party in the recent local elections, Zaev announced he will step down as both North Macedonia’s prime minister and leader of the ruling SDSM. This has left Greece’s neighbour in a state of political cr...

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