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Clinton’s Balkans Visit Sends Wrong Message to Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), as the voice of close to half a million Macedonian-Americans, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton yesterday expressing concern over her bypassing Macedonia for the fourth time when she visits the Balkans next week.  UMD believes that this is sending the wrong message to Macedonia and Macedonian citizens and urges…

Macedonian soldiers prepare to take part in EU’s Althea mission

By Zoran Nikolovski for Southeast European Times in Skopje The Macedonian government has decided to dispatch a military contingent as part of the EU’s Althea mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The army unit will include 17 soldiers and the crew of two transport helicopters. The unit will leave for BiH in July, and would likely be stationed near Mostar.…