Macedonian Parliament Passes Constitutional Amendment to Change Country Name

By Sinisa Jakov Marusic, 15 January
Macedonia's parliament (photo credit:  EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKI)
Macedonia's parliament (photo credit: EPA/GEORGI LICOVSKI)
Macedonia’s parliament has passed all four constitutional amendments to allow the country's name to be changed - as required under the historic agreement with Greece. Macedonia’s parliament backed all four of the government-proposed amendments on changing the country's constitution on Friday night, allowing the country's name to be changed to the Republic of North Macedonia. All present 81 MPs from the ruling parties and from several opposition parties backed the amendments, securing the much needed two-thirds majority.
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