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North Macedonia's Zaev Admits Remaining Issues With Greece Could Impede EU Membership

The Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev gave an interview to German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung on Thursday in which he admitted that his country's prospects of joining the EU could be hindered if remaining issues with Greece are not resolved. Zaev...

Greece and North Macedonia Upgrade Respective Offices to Official Embassies

The nations of Greece and North Macedonia on Friday exchanged ''notes verbales'' declaring that their liaison offices in Athens and Skopje respectively are now official embassies of the countries. The two countries had never had official embassies, due to the long-lasting...

Seven Reasons Why Greek Voters Punished Tsipras on Sunday

Political analysts have often described the behavior of Greek voters during the economic crisis as "vote to punish" tactics. If a citizen disapproves of a government policy, they are likely to vote in favor of the opposition in order...

Russian Ambassador to Greece Claims ''Prespa Agreement Destabilizes Balkans''

Andrey Maslov, the Russian Ambassador to Greece, claimed in an interview on Wednesday that the Prespa Agreement destabilizes the Balkans. Speaking with Greece's ERT1 channel of the public broadcasting network, the Ambassador declared that North Macedonia had been pushed into...

Greek PM Tsipras' "Historic" Visit to Skopje Clouded by Unresolved Issues

The official visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to North Macedonia accompanied by ten cabinet members and some 140 Greek businessmen has been presented as "historic" by Maximos Mansion. The Greek government expressed its pleasure over the first...

Greek Prime Minister Visits Romania for First Time Since 2008 (video)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid an official visit to to Bucharest, Romania, on Friday, a full eleven years after former Greek PM Costas Karamanlis' visit in 2008. Tsipras stated that the eleven years since the last visit by a...

Prespes Border Crossing Between Greece and North Macedonia Reopens After 52 Years

The Greek parliament will ratify the decision to reopen the border crossing in the region of the Prespes Lakes between Greece and North Macedonia next week. The landmark decision was announced by Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou in a Wednesday...

Dozens of Athens Schools Participate in Student Parade for March 25th

Dozens of Athens schools participated in the annual student parade passing through the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Greek Parliament celebrating March 25th on Sunday. The students paraded through streets in central Athens while thousands of...

First Greece-North Macedonia Ministerial Meeting Takes Place in Athens

The first meeting of the Special Inter-ministerial committee of Greece and North Macedonia took place in Athens on Monday. Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou opened the discussions by saying that "our aim is to add flesh and bones to...

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...