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Pictured: Prespa Lake in northern Greece. Sunday 17 June 2018<br />
Re: Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia (FYROM) have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over the country's name.<br />
Under the agreement, Greece's neighbour will be known as North Macedonia.<br />
Heated rows over Macedonia's name have been going on since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, of which it was a part, and have held up Macedonia's entry to Nato and the EU.<br />
Greece has long argued that by using the name Macedonia, its neighbour was implying it had a claim on the northern Greek province also called Macedonia.<br />
The two countries' leaders, Mr Tsipras and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev announced the deal on Tuesday and have pressed ahead despite protests.<br />
The two countries' foreign ministers signed the deal on Lake Prespa on Greece's northern border on Sunday.<br />
The agreement still needs to be approved by both parliaments and by a referendum in Macedonia.
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Pictured: Prespa Lake in northern Greece. Sunday 17 June 2018
Re: Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia (FYROM) have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over the country's name.
Under the agreement, Greece's neighbour will be known as North Macedonia.
Heated rows over Macedonia's name have been going on since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, of which it was a part, and have held up Macedonia's entry to Nato and the EU.
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