Mace­do­nia name stoush

Wanganui Chronicle - - Front Page -

Mace­do­nia’s Prime Min­is­ter Zo­ran Zaev says he is still op­ti­mistic a decades-old dis­pute with Greece over his coun­try’s name can be set­tled soon, a day af­ter thou­sands of Greeks at­tended ral­lies against a po­ten­tial com­pro­mise. The 27-year dis­agree­ment has frus­trated Mace­do­nia’s ef­forts to join NATO and the Euro­pean Union. Greece claims its neigh­bour’s name im­plies claims on its own north­ern province of Mace­do­nia. Mace­do­nia de­nies that.

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