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Macedonia prepares for name change by removing signs


Added 02-11-19 07:45:02am EST - “The Western Journal has not reviewed this Associated Press story prior to publication. Therefore, it may contain editorial bias or may in some other way not meet our normal editorial standards. It is provided to our readers as a service…” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Macedonia prepares for name change by removing signs”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Workers dismantle metal fencing from the front of the Macedonia's Government in the capital Skopje, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Dozens of workers have started dismantling the metal fence around the Macedonian government buildings, seen as symbolic move to eradicate divisions in the country and to devalue former conservative government extravaganza. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)

The Western Journal has not reviewed this Associated Press story prior to publication. Therefore, it may contain editorial bias or may in some other way not meet our normal editorial standards. It is provided to our readers as a service from The Western Journal.

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Authorities in Macedonia have begun removing official signs from government buildings to prepare for its new name: North Macedonia.

“Government of the Republic of Macedonia” signs were removed from the country’s main government building early Monday in the capital Skopje.

The small Balkan country will change its name to North Macedonia after reaching a landmark agreement over the summer with neighboring Greece, which has a neighboring province called Macedonia.

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