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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Macedonian President Will Not Sign Deal with Greece

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7Dnews London

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:33 GMT

On June 13th, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said he would not sign a deal reached with Greece on changing his country's name, Reuters has reported. He said it "violated the constitution".

Ivanov told a news conference, "My position is final and I will not yield to any pressure, blackmail or threats. I will not support or sign such a damaging agreement."

Ivanov said Macedonia's possible future membership of the European Union and Nato was not a good enough excuse to sign such a "bad agreement". 

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