SKOPJE, Macedonia | Macedonian PM struggles to secure majority for name change

10Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

SKOPJE, Macedonia—Jan 10, 2019—Macedonia’s prime minister was struggling Thursday to get the required number of lawmakers to finalize constitutional changes that will rename the country North Macedonia and allow its NATO accession under a deal with neighboring Greece.

Zoran Zaev told reporters in Skopje that he has not yet secured support from the required two-thirds of the 120-seat parliament, or 80 lawmakers. A planned parliamentary session on the matter Friday was postponed.

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