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Macedonia president rejects plan to change its name

President Gjordje Ivanov says he will not sign deal, as Greek leader faces wrath at homeMacedonia’s president said on Wednesday he would not sign a landmark deal reached with Greece on changing his country’s name, dashing hopes of a swift end to a diplomatic dispute that has blocked its bid to join the European Union and Nato. In Greece, the prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, faced a barrage of criticism and the prospect of a no-confidence vote against his government as he and Macedonian prime minister Zoran Zaev announced the accord...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 13 June