After reaching name settlement, Skopje and Athens face more hurdles to ratify deal

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Kotzias, North Macedonia, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday that will involve the former changing its name to the Republic of North Macedonia, in order to end a 27-year dispute.

The name Severna Makedonija (Republic of North Macedonia) is in accordance with a national Greek line that has been in place for almost 20 years and demanded that Skopje accept a composite name with a geographical qualifier to be applied in all cases (e...

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