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UMD Outraged by Macedonia Parliament Name Change Vote

UMD Outraged by Macedonia Parliament Name Change Vote

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) has responded with disgust and outrage at the decision of Macedonia’s Parliament to back constitutional amendments formally changing the country’s name to the Republic of “N****” Macedonia. Eighty-one deputies in the 120-seat parliament voted in favor of the change. Stojan Nikolov, Chairman of the United Macedonian Diaspora, said: “Unhindered self-determination is a universal right stipulated…

UMD: Boycotting the Macedonia Name Referendum is The Only Solution

UMD: Boycotting the Macedonia Name Referendum is The Only Solution

Yesterday, in an unlawful manner that violates the Constitutional provisions and the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, Parliament Speaker, Talat Xhaferi, convened a consultative referendum with 68 votes FOR and 0 votes AGAINST or ABSTAINED. The ruling block of SDSM, DUI and BESA, without the presence of MPs from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, adopted a…