Macedonia, Greece agree to form working groups on name dispute

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Macedonia and  Greece  have agreed to form working groups led by foreign ministers to hold talks on a solution to the 25-year dispute over the name of the ex-Yugoslav Republic, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov told Reuters on Friday.

Success in resolving the issue would open Macedonia’s path towards Nato and EU membership, which has been blocked by Athens which says the name Macedonia implies a territorial claim over  Greece ‘s own northern region of that name.

The new government of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev which took over last May pledged to work closer with  Greece...


Macedonia, Greece agree to form working groups on name dispute


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