Greek PM faces domestic backlash over Macedonia name deal

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced accusations on Wednesday from opposition politicians and media that he had surrendered part of Greece’s national identity by striking a deal with neighbouring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to settle a long-running name dispute.

Under the accord, announced by Athens and Skopje on Tuesday, the Balkan state officially known at the United Nations as “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” would henceforth be called the “Republic of Northern Macedonia”.

The deal will open...


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Greek PM faces domestic backlash over Macedonia name deal


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