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UMD Statement on Australia’s Foreign Minister Visit to Macedonia

UMD Statement on Australia’s Foreign Minister Visit to Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) congratulates Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for initiating a timely and historic visit to Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia from 9 – 15 July 2017. It will be the first official visit by an Australian Foreign Minister to Croatia and Macedonia. In Macedonia, Australia’s Foreign Minister will meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Foreign Minister…

UMD Applauds Luke Simpkins on Urging Change of Australian Policy on Macedonia Name

The United Macedonian Diaspora (Australia) applauds last night’s speech by Australian Member of Parliament Luke Simpkins for Cowan, and a recipient of UMD’s Macedonia Friendship Award in 2013, calling on Australia’s government to recognise Macedonia. UMD Australia has long held the position that Australia’s policy is outdated and the government must change this and recognise Macedonia by her rightful and…

Op-ed: Australian bipartisan support needed for Macedonia and its diaspora in Australia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (Australia) is pleased to report that Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate ON LINE Opinion published yesterday an op-ed by UMD Board Member/Australia Director Ordan Andreevski on the topic “Australian bipartisan support needed for Macedonia and its diaspora in Australia.” To read the entire article click HERE. In the op-ed Andreevski states the following argument…