Athens (dpa) – The Greek Parliament will vote this afternoon on an agreement for the settlement of the nearly three-decade-long name dispute with Macedonia.

The parliamentary debate had already begun on Wednesday and was supposed to be Thursday evening in a vote to lead. But because a lot more people wanted to speak than was first assumed, it was postponed the vote on Friday.

The agreement between the governments in Athens and Skopje is no longer that of Greece is the Northern neighbor in the future, Republic of Macedonia, but his name in Northern Macedonia changes. Greek Conservatives and nationalists to boycott the project because a Northern Greek province of Macedonia (ancient Greek: Makedonia). They fear that in the future, the international Macedonian language and a Macedonian Nation would be recognized.


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