North Macedonia minister: NATO, not EU, saved name change deal

By |marec 19th, 2019|EU accession, EU-Macedonia relations, Greece-Macedonia deal, Macedonia name dispute, Nato, News, Republic of North Macedonia|

Without the prospect of joining NATO, the North Macedonia name change deal with Greece (Prespa Agreement) would have been dead because the EU side has not been delivering on its promises, North Macedonian deputy PM and defence minister, Radmila Šekerinska, has said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za North Macedonia minister: NATO, not EU, saved name change deal

Symbolically, Greece to be first to open NATO doors for North Macedonia

By |januar 29th, 2019|Albania, Edi Rama, EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, Kosovo, NATO enlargement, News, Nikola Gruevski, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Republic of North Macedonia, Viktor Orbán|

In a symbolic gesture, the Greek government will most probably be the first country to ratify North Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol, as it aims to do it by 8 February, sources close to the issue told EURACTIV.com.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Symbolically, Greece to be first to open NATO doors for North Macedonia

Greek Commissioner breaks with EU line on North Macedonia name deal

By |januar 24th, 2019|Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, News|

Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU's migration commissioner, made a statement on 23 January opposing the historic name change deal between Athens and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM),  the so-called Prespa Agreement, due to be ratified in the Greek parliament.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek Commissioner breaks with EU line on North Macedonia name deal

Tsipras kills three birds with one stone with North Macedonia deal

By |januar 21st, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, EU-Macedonia relations, FYROM, Greece, Greece-Macedonia deal, Macedonia crisis, Macedonia name dispute, News, Republic of North Macedonia|

With the North Macedonia name change deal recently reached between Athens and Skopje, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has achieved more than improving his international image, by putting pressure on his domestic opponents, writes Nikolaos Koutsimpo...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tsipras kills three birds with one stone with North Macedonia deal

Tsipras goes against all in Greek parliament on North Macedonia name deal

By |januar 16th, 2019|EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, News|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will most probably survive a confidence vote on Wednesday (16 January). But his party Syriza is alone defending the historic name change deal reached between Athens and Skopje.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tsipras goes against all in Greek parliament on North Macedonia name deal

‘North Macedonia’ deal shakes Greek government, Tsipras calls vote of confidence

By |januar 14th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, Nato, News, Panos Kammenos, PASOK|

Skopje's ratification of the so-called name-change deal has triggered a government crisis in Greece, when the leader of the conservative junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks, stepped down on Sunday (13 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘North Macedonia’ deal shakes Greek government, Tsipras calls vote of confidence

Macedonia’s Zaev sees ‘existential dangers’ outside of Euro-Atlantic institutions

By |januar 4th, 2019|EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Greece-Macedonia deal, Macedonia name dispute, News, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev|

The name-change deal reached between Athens and Skopje does not turn against any other country, including Russia, and its only objective is to establish peace and stability, the prime minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev, said on Friday (4 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macedonia’s Zaev sees ‘existential dangers’ outside of Euro-Atlantic institutions

Weber attacks ‘populist’ Tsipras, remains silent over Macedonia name deal

By |december 17th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Dimitris Papadimoulis, EU elections 2019, EU-Macedonia relations, Greece-Macedonia deal, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, manfred weber, News, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia|

Victory by Greece’s right-wing New Democracy party over Alexis Tsipras' Syriza in the next elections would show that the rise of populists in Europe is not irreversible, European People’s Party (EPP) Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber has said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Weber attacks ‘populist’ Tsipras, remains silent over Macedonia name deal

Mitsotakis calls on Greek parties to reject Macedonia name change deal

By |december 5th, 2018|EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Macedonia name dispute, News|

The leader of the main Greek opposition party, New Democracy (EPP), called on Wednesday (5 December) on Greek political parties to block the name change deal recently reached between Athens and Skopje after almost thirty years of dispute.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Mitsotakis calls on Greek parties to reject Macedonia name change deal

EPP’s Weber under pressure to break his silence over Macedonia name deal

By |november 29th, 2018|EU-Macedonia relations, FYRO Macedonia, FYROM, Gabriele Zimmer, Macedonia name dispute, manfred weber, News, Udo Bullmann|

Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) Spitzenkandidat for the EU elections, has been silent over the name change deal reached this year between Athens and Skopje, which has been generally endorsed by the EPP but rejected by some of its members, including those from the two countries involved.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EPP’s Weber under pressure to break his silence over Macedonia name deal