Name deal approved as Tsipras and Mitsotakis look ahead to political impact

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The Prespes Agreement, which aims to settle an almost 30-year dispute between Athens and Skopje by leading to Greece’s neighbour to change its name to North Macedonia, was approved by Greek Parliament on Friday.

As expected, the votes of eight MPs were added to the 145 SYRIZA lawmakers that supported the name deal, meaning that it received 153 votes in total (146 lawmakers voted against and one abstained). 153 was the maximum number of lawmakers that analysts h...

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