Zaev on ‘Macedonia’ name dispute: Geographical determinant acceptable

Written by on February 25, 2018 in Europe - Comments Off on Zaev on ‘Macedonia’ name dispute: Geographical determinant acceptable

After meeting on February 25 with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that for Macedonia, it is acceptable for the name dispute with Greece to be resolved with a new name that will include a geographical determinant that will make a distinction between the name of his country and the region in Greece.

However, Zaev said, the most important thing is to find a lasting solution to close the long-standing problem.

“It is our duty to take responsibility for this historic opportunity, to resolve this long-open and arduous issue between the two countries,” Zaev said.

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