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Russia Officially Recognizes North Macedonia’s New Name

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that the country will now officially recognize the Republic of North Macedonia with its new constitutional name. Moscow decided to recognize the country's new name despite its strong disapproval of the Prespa Agreement...

North Macedonia Issues Reference Guidelines for International Media

The foreign ministry of the newly named Republic of North Macedonia issued guidelines for international media on how to refer to the country, its citizens and language, based on the Prespa Agreement it signed with Greece. The directive says that the...

Greece Eases Travel for FYROM Nationals

Citizens of the newly-renamed country of North Macedonia may, as of Thursday, travel to Greece only with their normal travel documents. The extra papers used in the past as a passport replacement in order to enter Greek territory are no...

PM Tsipras: Youth of Greece and North Macedonia Can Now Jointly Build a Better Future

"I never believed, especially in the difficult period of 2015 that four years later I would be here to receive this award from the prime minister of Bavaria. Never say never," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said after being...

Gains and Losses for Greece After the Birth of North Macedonia

The Greek and FYROM flags in front of Lake Prespa. File photo As of Monday, February 10, the little Balkan country north of Greece is officially named North Macedonia and has gained membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. For...

New Signage in North Macedonia Reflects Name Change

Authorities in Skopje began to remove official signs from government buildings on Monday to prepare for the institution of the country's new name, the Republic of North Macedonia. Signs reading "Government of the Republic of Macedonia" were removed from the country's...

North Macedonia Term ''Compulsory from Next Week'' Greek Foreign Ministry Says

North Macedonia, which is the new name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), "will have to be used by every part" from next week, Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos said, speaking with the state-run AMNA news...

Greek Parliament Ratifies FYROM's Accession to NATO

Greek members of Parliament approved on Friday evening the accession of FYROM -- which will now be known as "The Republic of North Macedonia" -- into the NATO alliance. The last act in the long procedure of solving the name...

Greek Parliament Set To Vote On FYROM’s NATO Accession

The Greek parliament is expected to vote Friday on the NATO accession protocol for the country of FYROM, bringing a conclusion to the decades-old dispute one step closer. Political tensions have risen following the decision by six MPs – four...

FYROM Signs NATO Accession Protocol

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) took a giant step toward joining NATO on Wednesday after allied countries signed its accession protocol in Brussels. The protocol is a key document which could see the tiny Balkan country become the thirtieth...