After years of stalling, Greece OKs Macedonia in NATO

World / Politics Feb 9, 2019

After years of stalling, Greece OKs Macedonia in NATO

After holding up its admission for years, Greece became the first nation on Friday to ratify Macedonia's membership of NATO after the two states resolved a decades-old name dispute last month. NATO members signed the accord with Macedonia earlier in the week, days after the ...

EU urges all sides to 'respect' Macedonia name change vote

World / Politics Oct 1, 2018

EU urges all sides to 'respect' Macedonia name change vote

The European Union urged all sides to respect the result of Sunday's referendum in Macedonia that overwhelmingly chose to rename the country and clear the way to accession to NATO and the EU. "I congratulate those citizens who voted in today's consultative referendum and made ...

NATO moves to add 30th nation

World Jul 12, 2018

NATO moves to add 30th nation

NATO has invited Macedonia to start membership talks, a step toward adding its 30th member despite Russia's objection and a show of unity at a time of growing discord between the Trump administration and Europe. The invitation Wednesday came at a NATO summit at which ...