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FYROM name dispute

Matthew Nimetz: I Think There Is a New Impetus on the Naming Dispute

Resolving its naming dispute is high on the agenda of FYROM's government and therefore there is a "new impetus" in the effort for resolving the issue, Matthew Nimetz, the United Nations Special Representative for the naming dispute between Greece...

Contingencies During Venizelos’ Visit to FYROM

During the visit of Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos to the capital of FYROM, Skopje, earlier on Thursday, the Greek minister was greeted by nationalists pertaining to the radical groups “World Macedonian Congress” and “Association of the Aegean Children,”...

FYROM Likes Avramopoulos Initiative

There’s no headway on the name dispute Greece has with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) but a proposal from Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos to break long-standing deadlocks on related issues has gotten an initial nod in...

Australian Government Changes “Slav-Macedonian” Directive to “Macedonian”

The Australian government has decided to change its directive concerning the Australian-Skopje community being recognized under the name “Macedonian” instead of “Slav-Macedonian”, used since 1994. The decision was formally announced by AMHRCA (Australian Macedonian Human Rights Committee) on its website,...

Australian Foreign Policies on FYROM Name Dispute and Cyprus Problem Remain Unaltered

“Australia’s policies on the name issue of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia remain unaltered. Australia recognizes the county by this name and our political line will not change as long as Greece and FYROM do not adopt a...

FYROM’s Name Dispute With Greece Left Aside Due to Rapid Developments

Rapid developments in the financial and political status of Greece within the past few months have led to the postponement of the solution of the name dispute between the two neighboring countries, stated Nicola Gruevski during his interview to...

Turkish Prime Minister Remarks on FYROM Name Dispute

Νea Dimokratia Party has accused the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tagip Erdogan of destabilizing relations, collaboration and peace in the Balkan peninsula and Southeastern Europe after the latter’s supportive declarations to FYROM on the name dispute with Greece. Erdoğan was...