Greece, Macedonia close to deal on name dispute: Greek government sources

FILE PHOTO: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

ATHENS – Greece and Macedonia are very close to a deal to resolve a decades-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name, government officials in Athens told Reuters on Tuesday. The row has blocked the tiny Balkan state’s efforts to join the European Union and the NATO military alliance, of which Greece is a member. Athens […]

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