Macedonia’s Name: Breaking the Deadlock

22 12 2009

URL: Source: International Crisis Group.

This briefing analyses attempts to resolve the dispute, and the consequences of failure for Macedonia and the surrounding region. Although there is no imminent risk of a return to violence between ethnic Macedonians and the Albanian minority, the disagreement between Skopje and Athens puts at risk the progress achieved since the 2001 Ohrid Agreement that ended an incipient civil war in the one-time Yugoslav republic.




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