Macedonia Name Dispute

FYROM Prosecutor To Launch Probe Against Ivanov

A public prosecutor in Skopje will launch an investigation against the president of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Gjorge Ivanov, reports FYROM's META news agency. The probe concerns two separate issues: Ivanov's decision not to sign a law...

Varoufakis: Soros Asked Tsipras to Fire Me

Yanis Varoufakis, no stranger to provocative statements, is in the news again following a television appearance in Greece on Monday. Speaking on Skai TV, Varoufakis claimed that investor George Soros had asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to fire Varoufakis...

Former Greek FM Kotzias: FYROM Name Deal will Halt Turkish Influence in Balkans

The Prespa agreement signed with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will bring stability to the Balkans and curb Turkey's influence in the region, said former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias on Monday. These remarks were delivered in Crete as...

Russian FM: U.S. Behind 'Unfair Vote' in Skopje

The Russian Foreign Ministry, commenting on the parliamentary vote that took place in Skopje on Friday, blamed the United States for the "unfair vote" which began the process of changing the constitutional name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of...

Greek PM Tsipras Refuses to Publicize Kotzias Resignation Letter

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated on Friday his refusal to publicize the content of the resignation letter left in his office by former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, who vacated his post on Wednesday. Kotzias has asserted that the Tsipras...

Bulgaria Issues Warning Over 'Macedonia' Name Dispute

Bulgaria's president has said his country backed a solution to the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) but warned a new name should not encroach on Bulgarian territory. Rumen Radev was speaking to reporters...

FYROM's PM Hopes for Quick Solution to Name Dispute with Greece

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) prime minister said on Monday he hoped Skopje and Athens could soon reach a solution to a decades-long dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name. According to Reuters, Zoran Zaev said he expected the...

PM Turnbull: Australia’s Policy of Using ‘FYROM’ Remains Unchanged

At a rally in Sydney on Sunday, April 23, Member for Hughes (NSW) Craig Kelly made a statement regarding the FYROM name dispute that caused Peter Jasonides, National Co-Chair of the Australian Hellenic Council, to write a letter of...

Poll Shows That 6 in 10 Greeks Oppose Using Macedonia in FYROM's Name

According to a poll by the University of Macedonia and the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), six in ten Greeks oppose using the work Macedonia in a composite name for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia...