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Albanian designated Macedonia's 2nd official language

Jan. 15, 2019 7:57 AM EST

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Albanian has been designated the second official language in Macedonia, which has a substantial, and restive, ethnic Albanian minority. The move ends a months-long standoff between the left-led government and Macedonia's conservative President Gjorge Ivanov, who had refused to sign...

Macedonian president urges rejection of Greece name deal

Dec. 28, 2018 9:32 AM EST

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president has urged parliament to reject a deal with Greece under which his country would amend its constitution and change its name to North Macedonia in return for being able to join NATO. Gjorge Ivanov, a longtime critic of the name deal, spoke Friday in his annual...