Macedonia’s president-elect to focus on EU accession drive

Europe 05/06/19, 07:21

North Macedonia's president-elect says his first task in coming weeks after assuming his post will be to lobby European Union leaders in Brussels to approve the start of his country's accession talks in June.Stevo Pendarovski, backed by North Macedonia's center-left government, prevailed over conservative rival Gordana Davkova Siljanovska in a ...

Renamed nation has 1st presidential vote as North Macedonia

Europe 04/21/19, 10:19

Voters in North Macedonia had another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election Sunday that was seen as a key test for the center-left government that negotiated the name change to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece.Three university ...

Macedonian president urges voters to skip name change vote

Europe 09/27/18, 14:07

The president of Macedonia strongly urged voters Thursday to abstain from a weekend referendum on changing the country's name to "North Macedonia" to clear its path toward NATO and European Union membership.President Gjorge Ivanov's comments at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, made hours before the end of campaigning ...

Macedonia’s president says he won’t vote in referendum

Europe 09/23/18, 09:41

Macedonia's president says he won't vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country's name to "North Macedonia."Macedonians will vote next weekend on a proposal to change the country's name, ending a long-running dispute with neighboring Greece, which sees the use of the term "Macedonia " ...

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