More than 1,000 Macedonians protest country’s name change

Protestors shout slogans against the change of the country's constitutional name in front of the Parliament building in Skopje, Macedonia June 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

SKOPJE – More than 1,000 Macedonians protested on Saturday evening against the change of the name of the former Yugoslav Republic which was agreed with neighboring Greece to end a decades-long dispute. Last week the foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an accord to rename the tiny ex-Yugoslav republic the “Republic of North Macedonia.” […]

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