Russia backs Macedonia in name row

In recent months there have been news reports that Greece was trying to talk Russia out of its support for Macedonia's name.

Russia backs Macedonia in name row

Russia is committed to recognising Macedonia's constitutional name despite Greek pressure, Macedonia's President said after meeting his Russian counterpart.

A press release issued by Macedonia's Branko Crvenkovski's cabinet said he was reassured by Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev that Russia that recognise the country under its constitutional name "Republic of Macedonia" and will not change its policy.

In recent months there have been news reports that Greece was trying to talk Russia out of its support for Macedonia's name.

Agencies

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Haziran 2008, 12:02
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