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UMDiaspora Thanks Congresswoman Miller

The Honorable Candice Miller 228 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congresswoman Miller, The United Macedonian Diaspora would like to thank you for your speech (Long live freedom in Macedonia!) today on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the Republic of Macedonia and its parliamentarian delegation visiting the U.S. this week. Your work and energy…

Kosovo Prime Minister Down Plays Border Dispute

By Neil MacDonald in Prishtina Agim Ceku, prime minister of Kosovo, played down a border dispute with neighbouring Macedonia on Thursday, saying that the current border would not change after the breakaway Serbian province gains formal independence. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mr Ceku said that the line agreed by Macedonia and Serbia in 2001 would be respected…

UMDiaspora Responds to Outrageous Comments by Albanian Foreign Minister

WASHINGTON — The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMDiaspora) expresses its disappointment and apprehension toward the recent announcement by the current Albanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Besnik Mustafaj, that the government in Tirana cannot guarantee the territorial integrity of Macedonia, should ongoing talks between the governments of Serbia and Kosovo lead to Kosovo independence.  Mr. Mustafaj is quoted as saying that, “if…

RIP Andrej Zdravkovski

It is with deep regret and heartfelt sorrow to the family and friends of 4-year-old Andrej Zdravkovski that we announce his passing away on March 4, 2007. May God Rest His Soul. Although the members of the United Macedonian Diaspora did not have the chance to meet young Andrej in person, he touched our lives, showing us that giant-sized courage…

UMDiaspora Reacts to Errors Posted by Lonely Planet

UMDiaspora reacts and tries to educate www.lonelyplanet.com, a leading travel guide website, regarding posted historical errors about Macedonian history. Below is a letter that one of our members sent to the editorial staff of www.lonelyplanet.com Dear Sir/Madam, I’m writing about your ‘history’ background of Macedonia. In general, it is an excellent summary of the country’s history from the ancient past…

Macedonian Center of New York and UMDiaspora to Hold Literary Evening

The Macedonian Center of New York in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora is holding a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote Macedonian History and Culture in the United States. The Macedonian Center of New York in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora cordially invites you to a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote…

Macedonian Embassy and UMDiaspora to Hold Literary Evening

The Embassy of Macedonia in Washington, D.C. in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora is holding a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works that Promote Macedonian History and Culture in the United States. The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in collaboration with United Macedonian Diaspora cordially invites you to a literary evening featuring a presentation on Recent Works…