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Macedonia: NATO and the Name Issue

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Western Europe, Greece, Macedonia, Ethnicity & Race, History, International Relations, Law, Politics

Macedonia's foreign minister Antonio Milososki said this in Helsinki earlier this month: “Republic of Macedonia fulfilled the criteria for membership in the North-Atlantic Alliance, but it will join in when it will be allowed to do so in a dignified manner.” Say: Macedonia comments [1]: “This statement mirrors the public opinion in Macedonia and is illustrating how important is for us Macedonians to be recognized under the only name we find possible: Macedonia, and the ethnic group: Macedonians.”