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Express Publishes Macedonia in NATO 2008 Advertisement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 13, 2008 – In light of Greece’s Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis’ visit to Washington, D.C. and the increase of Greek propaganda against Macedonia and Macedonians, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) published a paid advertisement in the Express – a Washington Post publication. Click HERE to view the advertisement. Express is a publication that is distributed throughout…

Congressman Peter Welch’s Remarks on Macedonia

Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) gave the following remarks on February 13, 2008: “Macedonia has made incredible strides since its independence in 1991, achieving membership in the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the World Trade Organization, and to NATO’s Partnership for Peace and Membership Action Plan. Macedonia is a candidate for European Union membership and may…

UMD Condemns Greek Threat to Veto Macedonia’s NATO Membership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 24, 2008 – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) condemns Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis’ threat that the Hellenic Republic (Greece) will block Macedonia’s entry to NATO and the EU if a solution to the Greek-instigated “name dispute” between the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Macedonia is not reached in the next few weeks; as he stated…

UMD Applauds Resolution Endorsing Balkan Countries’ NATO Bids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2008 – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) applauds the introduction of Senate Resolution 459 (S. Res. 459) endorsing NATO membership for Albania, Croatia, and Macedonia.  S. Res. 459, introduced by Indiana Senator Richard Lugar and Ohio Senator George Voinovich, is a sign of U.S. support and goodwill towards the people of these countries, all of…

MHRMI and UMD Call on NATO to Admit Macedonia

Washington, D.C., March 12, 2008 — Macedonian Human Rights Movement International (MHRMI) and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) today called upon NATO to invite the Republic of Macedonia to join the Alliance at the Bucharest Summit in April and to reject Greece’s attempt to derail Macedonia’s entry. Macedonia’s NATO membership is strongly supported by other member-states and will promote peace…

UMD Applauds Congress Resolution Endorsing Macedonia’s NATO Bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 2, 2008 – The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) applauds the introduction of House Resolution. 1070 in the United States House of Representatives yesterday (April 1, 2008) by Members of Congress Bill Pascrell of New Jersey, Mark Souder of Indiana, Eliot Engel of New York, Candice Miller of Michigan, and Earl Pomeroy of North Dakota.   H. Res.…

19 Members of Congress Send Letter to President Obama in Support of Macedonia’s NATO Membership

19 Members of Congress Send Letter to President Obama in Support of Macedonia’s NATO Membership

October 1, 2010 – Washington, D.C. – 19 Members of Congress sent a letter today to President Barack Obama urging him to actively encourage the United States’ NATO allies to offer Macedonia a formal invitation to become a member of the alliance at the Lisbon Summit this upcoming November.  Led by Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-North Dakota) and Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-Michigan),…

Croatian-Americans Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership

Croatian-Americans Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership

Earlier this week, the National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA), the voice of over half a million Croatian-Americans, sent a letter to President Obama calling for his unbridled support of Macedonia’s NATO membership.  UMD extends its sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the National Federation of Croatian Americans for their strong support of Macedonia.   The Croatian-American and Macedonian-American communities, through NFCA…

Hungarian-Americans Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership

Hungarian-Americans Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership

On Friday, November 12, 2010, the Hungarian American Coalition (HAC), the voice of 1.5 million Hungarian-Americans, sent a letter to President Obama calling for his clear support of Macedonia’s NATO membership.  “Macedonia has by all standards been ready to join the Alliance, were it not for the unfortunate name-issue we all are too familiar with, which is an issue that…

Four U.S. Senators Urge President Obama to Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership at Lisbon Summit

Four U.S. Senators Urge President Obama to Support Macedonia’s NATO Membership at Lisbon Summit

November 16, 2010 – Washington, D.C. – On November 15, 2010, four U.S. Senators sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to engage in concerted diplomacy to encourage NATO allies to offer Macedonia a formal invitation to become a member of the Alliance at this weekend’s NATO Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.  Signed by Senators Mark Begich (D-AK), Richard…