20 ianuarie 2019

Greece: Thousands protest Macedonia name change deal


By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, Greece Days ahead of a parliament vote, thousands rallied in central Athens on Sunday to protest an agreement that would rename neighboring Macedonia to the Republic of North Macedonia. Some 2,000 police officers were deployed around the Greek Parliament building and surrounding streets, while police also used drones to get a complete view of Syntagma Square. Though police estimates of attendance of around 60,000 fell below expectations, throngs of people [...]