Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) and members of his government applaud after a vote on an accord between Greece and Macedonia changing the former Yugoslav republic's name in Athens on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Greek MPs approve Macedonia name change in ‘historic’ deal

  • Measure is approved despite widespread public opposition
  • Door is now open for Macedonia to join the European Union and Nato
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (right) and members of his government applaud after a vote on an accord between Greece and Macedonia changing the former Yugoslav republic's name in Athens on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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