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ABA Sends Letter to Congressman Tom Lantos

ABA Sends Letter to Congressman Tom Lantos

The United Macedonian Diaspora would like to extend its sincere thanks to the American Bosnian Association for its recent letter to Congress supporting the constitutional name of the Republic of Macedonia.

Though motivated, our organization can only succeed in its goals through solidarity with unbiased third parties, capable of distinguishing the gross injustices carried out in the name of national chauvinism.  We applaud their courage and integrity and offer our heartfelt gratitude.

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March 23, 2007

The Honorable Tom Lantos, Chairman
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2170 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC20515

ABA Sends Letter to Congressman Tom Lantos Supporting the Republic of Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora would like to extend its sincere thanks to the American Bosnian Association for its recent letter to Congress supporting the constitutional name of the Republic of Macedonia. Though motivated, our organization can only succeed in its goals through solidarity with unbiased third parties, capable of distinguishing the gross injustices carried out in the name of national chauvinism. …

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…

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…

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 comes in little bodies.  He will be missed.  However, we know that his memory will be eternal!

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…