The flight of former Macedonia/FYROM Prime Minister Hungary Nikola Gruevski to Hungary took on wider implications as Budapest reportedly granted Gruevski’s asylum request.   In view of the difficult relationship between Budapest and Brussels, the issue is now substantially larger than just a minor sidebar to the Name Despite between Greece and Macedonia/FYROM, currently undergoing extended ratification procedures in both countries.

Had hardline nationalist Gruevski remained in power past 2017...


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