Greece announces accord in Macedonia name row
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Greece announces accord in Macedonia name row

ATHENS: Athens and Skopje have agreed on a new name for the country of Macedonia to end a 27-year dispute, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday.Greece objects to the country to its north being called Macedonia because it has its own northern province of the same name. Macedonia hopes that resolving the dispute will help clear the way for it to join the European Union and NATO.Tsipras said a deal had been struck on a compromise name acceptable to both countries, after speaking on the telephone

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