Greece’s ruling coalition survived a no-confidence motion on June 16, which was followed the next day with the signature of a bilateral agreement formally ending the Name Dispute between Greece and Macedonia/FYROM.

Entry-into-force is an open question with the majority of Greeks against the deal and a determined popular resistance to the compromise in Skopje as well. The battle for ratification will be long and controversial and we may not have seen the last chapter in this 27-year dispute.

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