Macedonia’s parliament endorses name deal with Greece for second time

A Greek flag flutters atop the parliament building in Athens, Greece, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

SKOPJE (Reuters) – Macedonia’s parliament again endorsed a landmark agreement with neighboring Greece to change the ex-Yugoslav republic’s name on Thursday, despite the refusal of President Gjorge Ivanov to sign it. In June, the two countries settled on the new name “Republic of North Macedonia”. Athens had long objected to its northern neighbor’s use of […]

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