In a late-night vote October 19th, Macedonia/FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev collected the required 80 yes votes, or a 2/3 majority, to approve the first phase of changes to the country’s constitution, a remarkable recovery for Zaev from what most see as a failed referendum due to low participation after the opposition boycotted.

Ultimately this turn of events most likely means the Prespes Agreement, signed by Greece and Macedonia/FYROM in June, will have to be ratified in the Greek parliamen...

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