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EUROPA: Streit um den Namen Mazedonien infographic

Mazedonien steht knapp vor Eingigung über den Namen mit Griechenland

06/12/2018
Graphic News

June 12, 2018 -- Griechenland und Mazedonien sind mutmaßlich kurz vor Abfassung eines Konzepts für eine Vereinbarung, die den jahrzehntelangen Streit über den Namen Mazedonien beilegen sollte. Allerdings scheinen die bisherigen Vorschläge nicht den Erwartungen zu entsprechen.

Greece wants the former Yugoslav republic to change or modify its name to avoid any claim to the territory and ancient heritage of Greece’s region of Macedonia – birthplace of ancient warrior king Alexander the Great.

A resolution of the dispute would see Greece lift its objections to Macedonia’s accession to NATO.

But Greek opponents of the deal – that would likely rename the Balkan republic as “North” or “New” Macedonia – say it would not go far enough.


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