After Decades of Crisis, the "Macedonia" Name Dispute is Close to Being Resolved
For 27 years, the question of what to formally call the country informally known as "Macedonia" has been a diplomatic thorn in the side of Europe and the Balkans. The UN backed negotiations between Macedonia and Greece since the 1990s, but to little avail. Then, this summer there was a major breakthrough.
At issue is a dispute between Greece and Macedon…
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