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“Maybe, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Macedonian political parties are ready for it. But Macedonia and the Macedonian people are in no way ready for it,” Nedelkovski said. At the same time, strange as it may seem, but the Greek people today are the best ally of Macedonians in their struggle ...
In 1992, around a million Greeks attended a protest in Thessaloniki, the capital of the province of Macedonia, declaring that “Macedonia is Greek and only Greek. .... Consensus also would go against the tradition of political parties doing all they can to exploit one another's difficulties. The main speaker in ...

... against the use of the term “Macedonia” in any settlement of the name dispute with Skopje, any prediction about the outcome of ongoing talks would be risky. The same goes for the implications of recent demonstrations on Greek political parties. Meanwhile, analysts must be cautious when interpreting the ...
He would organize a team of experts representing all the political party leaders which would monitor and be updated on the developments. Obviously, he would also invest in the capabilities of the government's communication team to present a video spelling out the national benefits a solution would entail ...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he is ready to accept a "composite name" that includes the moniker "Macedonia" to settle a long-standing ... Radmila Sekerinska Jankovska, and Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani, as well as heads of the main political parties in Skopje.
More than 100,000 Greeks gathered in Thessaloniki to demonstrate against the use of the word "Macedonia" in solving the name dispute between Athens and Skopje. ... The protest was not linked to any political party and was attended by priests, members of Macedonian trade unions from northern Greece, ...

As Macedonia sets its sights on joining NATO, pro-European political parties in Greece have now accepted a name for its northern neighbor that would ... refers to the central Macedonian river Vardar, and seems to be acceptable even to conservative Greeks because it is not reminiscent of Greek history.
In a single day in 2012, COPIN (through Sardich MC) secured three mining concession signatures out of a total of 86 signed by the former Macedonian government, under the right-wing political party VMRO-DPMNE. This party ruled from August 2006 to May 2017 and credible allegations of massive ...
THE NAKED TRUTH – Here is the Proof that Macedonia is Really Greek. The Minorities in the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia F.Y.R.O.M. ( FYROM ). The population of F.Y.R.O.M. ( FYROM ) is an amorphous Slavic mass without a developed national consciousness. Monkeydonians can go cry.
What's in a name? Greece ready to end dispute with Macedonia. An acrimonious dispute over what neighbouring Macedonia calls itself can be solved this year, after festering for more than two decades, Greece's foreign minister has said.
Nikos Kotzias said Greece is seeking a deal on a "composite" name with universal application for the tiny country that gained independence peacefully from former Yugoslavia in 1991. Ever since, the two countries have disagreed over the former Yugoslav province's name. Macedonia says that was what it ...
He argued that rather than seeking support from outside of Macedonia, the country's civil sector should instead rely on the Macedonian government for ... given that a large percentage of Macedonian citizens believed that their ballots are not secret, and that political parties can find out how they've voted.
He argued that rather than seeking support from outside of Macedonia, the country's civil sector should instead rely on the Macedonian government for ... given that a large percentage of Macedonian citizens believed that their ballots are not secret, and that political parties can find out how they've voted.
The FYROM name dispute, namely the use of the term “Macedonia” in its name, by the former Yugoslav republic, is the longest standing issue of Greek ... that the dispute could be resolved within the next few months after 25 years of stagnation, Greek political parties are publicly bickering over the issue.
It also marked the end of Macedonia's deep political crisis which originated from the refusal of Gruevski's right-wing VMRO DPMNE party to step down. ... for terrorism in several ethnically-sensitive court cases that have long poisoned the fragile inter-ethnic relations between the Macedonian majority and ...
That same year, Macedonian police used tear gas and stun grenades against refugees, while the country's authorities actually took the extreme measure of building .... [13] Lega Nord is a neo-fascist and anti-immigrant political party in Italy that currently ranks fourth among all political parties in the country.
Also, Macedonia's Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov said that referendum was part of the electoral programs of all major political parties so it was a ... for the solution of the name dispute was not the prerogative of any political party, but a prerogative of the citizens who should decide through a referendum.

Macedonia's special prosecution body has opened seven investigations into, among others, former ministers, MPs, executives and journalists. ... investigation, the prosecution explained, originates from an incriminating wiretapped conversation between leaders of two political parties regarding this case.
Kammenos, who is also defense minister, said that during a meeting of Greek political party leaders under then president Constantine Karamanlis in 1992, it had been agreed that the use of the word “Macedonia” was a nonstarter for Greece. Deciding otherwise would require a fresh meeting under the ...
Nina Gatzoulis, one of the organisers and coordinator of the World Committee of Pan-Macedonian Associations, insisted the rally was "above political parties" and not affiliated with any factions. Gatzoulis accused UN negotiator Matthew Nimetz of harbouring anti-Greek biases, alleging a spurious history of ...
As efforts intensify to resolve the decades-long name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Panos ... “My position and that of Independent Greeks is that the Council of Political Party Leaders must be convened,” he said, adding that if this were to take place, ...
In a press conference on Wednesday, Panos Kammenos, who is also the Defense Minister, said the council of political party leaders must be convened by the Greek President to discuss Athens's position on the name issue. "Our position will again be against the use of the term Macedonia," he said.
More recently, Zaikin has done political work in Eastern Europe, advising parties in Albania and Macedonia that have drifted toward the Kremlin. .... While working on Turkey, Zaikin also facilitated lobbying and political consulting deals for the Macedonian political party VMRO-DPMNE, according to four ...
Macedonia's Former Ruling Party Protests Against MPs' Arrests ... release of all who were detained as part of this classic political persecution,” Gruevski told a press conference before joining the protest, insisting that the arrests were a direct attack on his political party and on Macedonian statehood.
SKOPJE, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) expects all Macedonian political parties to show commitment and willingness to cooperate on implementation of country's reforms, EU Ambassador to Skopje Samuel Zbogar told reporters Monday. Speaking to the press, Zbogar said the ...
... of politicians, and political parties, and the organizations and groups .... about “subversive external influences” in Macedonian civil society of ...
SKOPJE, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs Bujar Osmani told reporters Friday that Macedonia's ...
... it at odds with right-wing governments and far-right political parties. .... in Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia and Poland, among other countries, ...
In a statement, the Peshmerga accused a faction from one of the two main Iraqi Kurdish political parties, the ruling Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ...
In fact, this has become a norm, where, with any incoming political party, ... 38, former interim Prime Minister of Macedonia; Sebastian Kurz, 31, ...
Both politicians belong to populist, conservative political parties. In fact, ruling Serbian political party SNS and Macedonia's ... On September 5, the new Macedonian government marked one hundred days in office.
He will participate in a discussion with the representatives of the biggest political parties in Bulgaria and the guests of the round table.
10 (Xinhua) -- All political parties in Macedonia have demonstrated ... as according to him, they benefited Macedonian institutions and citizens.
... the rule of law in Macedonia after the demise of the populist regime of Nikola Gruevski (the head of right-wing VMRO-DPMNE political party), ...
Macedonia: a landslide victory for Zaev in the local elections ... Macedonian Local Elections: Rush for Mayors 02/03/2005 ... 19 political parties and coalitions and 65 local initiative groups .... only political party able to genuinely reach voters, regardless of their ethnic background, by offering a civic platform.
... top executives with bribing government and political party officials in Macedonia and Montenegro to win business and shut out competition in ...
... part, by a government of a foreign country or foreign political party.” ... Serbia, Macedonia & Greece,” while listing the Libertas Foundation, ...
A Turkish party has won a municipality in Macedonia's recent local ... Nineteen political parties, coalitions and independent candidates took ...
... utter disregard for all human values and at the encouragement of a political party without any attempt by the security forces to prevent them.".
SKOPJE, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Macedonia's political parties and candidates for mayors closed their electoral campaigning on Friday for the ...
... came from Macedonia, 6,379 from Croatia, more than 12,000 from Bosnia, ... in a country where you have to join a political party to get a job.
SKOPJE, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Macedonia's political parties and candidates for mayors resumed their electoral campaigning on Sunday for the ...
Macedonia's local elections are turning into a complete farce as every ... has already received hundreds of complaints from political parties to ...
In a statement, the Peshmerga accused a faction from one of the two main Iraqi Kurdish political parties, the ruling Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ...
... Democrats possess very few if any friends from the opposing political party. ... A small town in first century Macedonia called Berea seems to ...
Macedonia's election body informed that there are 19 political parties and coalitions running in these local polls. The main race will be held ...
Macedonia mobilizes over 9,000 police officers for Oct. 15 polls ... process on Oct. 15, Macedonian Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski told reporters ... The minister also called on political parties not to cause political tension.
All the political parties except for the former ruling VMRO-DMPNE led ... This is the first time such debates have been organised in Macedonia.
That's all the “Russian” we have in Macedonia. ... We do not have enough smaller political parties, but it is interesting that citizens in Macedonia in the ... in which the Macedonian intelligence services also had influence.
The local elections in Macedonia will not only be an important test of strength for the two main Macedonian parties, but for the Albanian bloc as well. ... Macedonia's political parties face their next serious test of strength in the ...


 

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