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Trouble in the Balkans: Greece risks losing their history to EU and NATO pressure (Video)

Trouble in the Balkans: Greece risks losing their history to EU and NATO pressure (Video)

Hours after the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev declared that they had reached an agreement that would see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia rename itself the “Republic of North Macedonia”, the nation’s president refused point-blank to sign the deal.

“My position is final and I will not yield to any pressure, blackmail or threats,” president Gjorge Ivanov, who is backed by the nationalist opposition, told a news conference in Skopje.

In Athens, Alexis Tsipras faces immense criticism, from both the political right and left, for wiping out thousands of years of historical fact in a matter of days. Public opinion in Greece is strongly opposed to forfeiting the name “Macedonia” and the heritage of Alexander the Great to a non-Hellenic entity.

Meanwhile in Brussels, EU and NATO leaders are eager to swallow up the newly minted “Republic of North Macedonia” so as to strangle Serbia, and further remove “Russian influence” from within the region.

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris break down recent developments in the 27 year name dispute, that could potentially destabilize the entire Balkan region.

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“Meanwhile in Brussels, EU and NATO leaders are eager to swallow up the newly minted “Republic of North Macedonia” so as to strangle Serbia, and further remove “Russian influence” from within the region.”

Remove Russian influence? What was that about how Russia is really “European” again??

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I find this interesting – not merely because of what it might mean for Greece and “Europe” – but because of the light it throws on the observation I have made so often lately – that what you are named, and who does the naming – matters. I am great fan of the Bard, but one consideration, he fell flat on ; “what’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. Maybe, but a rose carries few connotations or any owned associations. Naming a country, a people, is a huge consideration, for the name is… Read more »

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REALLY?!?
Couple of anglobavarian created Greeks are discussing about Macedonia?!?!?!
Not enough for STEALING Macedonian history, BUTCHERING Macedonians (including napalm on civilians – uk/ussa bombing in Gramos), and INSTALLING the Soros funded liberal experiment of ERASING peoples and REPLACING them with some sort of clayminded creatures?
Now, LYING about “non-Henlenic”(?!?!) entity?!?
Hellenism IS NOT a nation or people, it is STATE OF MIND! Illuminated one.
This is the final blow by the filthy anglobavarians to destroy the peace.
And personally, I WANT war in Macedonia. So that we can wipe our people from the treacherous filth installed by uk/ussa/euzombistan.

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NATO is a cancer on the people of the world. Those that ‘promote’ and protect this cancer are part of the problem. They need to be ‘solved.’ Then the cancer can be eradicated. Only then will the world be healthy.

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