What would normally be an inconsequential election for the largely ceremonial post of president in North Macedonia has crystallised into an unofficial referendum on the June 2018 Prespes Agreement which settled, at least on paper, the so-called Name Dispute between Greece and its newly-renamed neighbour, North Macedonia.

While this is not completely unexpected considering the difficult battle North Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev fought to get the deal with Greece ratified, a wide range ...


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