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News article15 February 2019Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the notification by the Republic of North Macedonia

Today, the European Union has formally been notified by the Republic of North Macedonia of its new name, following the entry into force of the Prespa agreement. We warmly welcome this historic step, which sets an example of reconciliation for the...

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Today, the European Union has formally been notified by the Republic of North Macedonia of its new name, following the entry into force of the Prespa agreement.

We warmly welcome this historic step, which sets an example of reconciliation for the Western Balkans region and beyond. We congratulate the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of North Macedonia on this major achievement, turning a new page of our common EU future.

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