Tag: Nikos Kotzias

Greek Foreign Minister Blocks UMD President

Greek Foreign Minister Blocks UMD President

Greece, at one point in its history, was the founder of democracy and could boast itself to be the champion of human enlightenment and freedom. Unfortunately, that history is just that, history, and bears no resemblance to the reality of contemporary Greece. Earlier today, the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, blocked UMD President, Metodija A. Koloski, on Twitter, without any…

UMD Message to Greek Foreign Minister: Macedonia’s Name is Non-Negotiable

UMD Message to Greek Foreign Minister: Macedonia’s Name is Non-Negotiable

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is shocked and disturbed by the suggestion of the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, that the dispute over the use of the Republic of Macedonia’s constitutional name can be resolved through “package-negotiations.” This is yet another in a long line of instances that demonstrates the Greek government’s complete and utter disregard for the…

UMD: Macedonia’s Leaders Have an Obligatory Constitutional Duty to Preserve Our Name and Identity

UMD: Macedonia’s Leaders Have an Obligatory Constitutional Duty to Preserve Our Name and Identity

The United Macedonian Diaspora’s continued support for the inclusion of the Republic of Macedonia into both the EU and NATO does not in any way concede a name change. Greece has been a decades’ long adversary in Macedonia’s quest for greater regional stability and security. Time and time again Macedonia has been willing to address Greece’s stated concerns – most…