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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...

Greek Parliament Will Vote Friday on FYROM's NATO Accession

The Greek parliament will vote on Friday the protocol which paves the way for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's (FYROM) accession to NATO, it was announced on Tuesday. The ratification of the protocol will signal that Greece concurs with...

Businesses With Macedonian Names and Brands Concerned About Prespa

More than four thousand Greek businesses which have the terms "Macedonia" or "Macedonians" either in their brand names or in their descriptions, are now concerned about what the future might bring. According to Greece’s Kathimerini newspaper, 182 total businesses in Greece have brand...

Greece is the Third Largest Investor in the FYROM

Greek companies have invested 473 million euros over two decades in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), according to data released by Skopje's National Bank. This makes Greece the third largest investor in FYROM in the period 1997-2017, despite...

FYROM Set to Sign NATO Accession Protocol on Wednesday

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tweeted on Saturday that the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will sign its accession protocol to NATO on Wednesday. "On 6 February we will write history," wrote Stoltenberg. FYROM's Foreign Minister Nicola Dimitrov responded by saying...

Tsipras, Zaev to be Honored in Germany

The leaders of Greece and FYROM will receive the prestigious "Ewald von Kleist" Award in February for their efforts to resolve bilateral differences. A report by Deutsche Welle DW) on Thursday says that Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev will receive...

FYROM's NATO Accession to Be Ratified by Greek Parliament Next Week

The protocol for FYROM's accession to NATO will be brought before the Greek Parliament on Monday, according to a decision made by the council of the president and the deputy presidents on Thursday. The procedure will follow typical parliamentary procedures, with...

FYROM to Change Signs to "North Macedonia"

The government in Skopje decided on Tuesday to change all signage in the nation in order to reflect the country’s new name, the “Republic of North Macedonia.” “In compliance with constitutional amendments, the necessary changes will be made to signs...

President Anastasiades Congratulates Tsipras on Prespa Accord

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades congratulated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over last week's ratification of the Prespa Agreement before their meeting in Nicosia on Wednesday. Anastasiades said that the Greek prime minister showed courage and boldness...

Tsipras Calls Opponents of Prespa Deal "Extreme Right Populists"(video)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was caught on camera on Tuesday telling EU leaders that the tens of thousands of Greek citizens who demonstrated in Athens against the name deal with FYROM were "extreme right populists". His inflammatory comments angered...