Greece completely underpins North Macedonia on its promotion to the European Union (EU), alongside other Western Balkan nations, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias has said.
Dendias who said this at a news meeting broadcast on Greek public telecaster, ERT, focused on that this remained Greece’s situation, insofar as recently concurred models are met.
“Greece has been verifiably pushing and effectively supporting the Western Balkan nations’ European points of view.
“It has been twenty years now and we will keep on doing as such,” he said.
Dendias noticed that the full execution of the 2018 Prespa arrangement, which tackled the long-standing contest between the two nations over the utilization of the name Macedonia, was the essential for propelling collaboration.
Under the understanding, the Balkan country was renamed to the Republic of North Macedonia from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).
The utilization of the image and the name Macedonia, a similar name of a territory in northern Greece, since the FYROM proclaimed its autonomy from Yugoslavia, had caused worries in Greece.
This was secured on the apprehensions that the utilization of the name could prompt regional cases by the Balkan state.