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The Republic of Macedonia has changed its name, now becoming the Republic of North Macedonia, according to NPR.

“Ever since the Republic of Macedonia declared its independence in 1991, Greece has been fighting the country over its name.

Today the 27-year impasse ended as two nations finally came to a resolution: The former Yugoslav republic is getting a new name, the Republic of North Macedonia.

“There is no way back,” Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said in a press conference, Reuters reports, after he spoke with his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras. “Our bid in the compromise is a defined and precise name, the name that is honorable and geographically precise — Republic of Northern Macedonia.”‘

Source: Macedonia Gets New Name, Ending 27-Year Dispute With Greece : NPR

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