Tag: Macedonia

UMD: Building a Stronger More Prosperous Macedonia

UMD: Building a Stronger More Prosperous Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora, one of the leading international non-governmental organizations with a goal to unite Macedonians and Macedonian communities abroad, congratulated today President Gjorge Ivanov and Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on successfully winning this past weekend’s elections in Macedonia. UMD congratulated the three members of Parliament elected from the Diaspora, hope they will work hard to adequately represent non-partisan…

Rep. Miller Introduced Resolution Expressing U.S. Support of Macedonia’s Accession to NATO

Source: Website of Congresswoman Candice S. Miller of Michigan U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) issued the following statement after introducing a House Resolution (H.Res. 543) affirming the support of the United States for Macedonia’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): “One of the first countries to offer the U.S. support after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, Macedonia has…

Polish Americans Call on Obama to Support Macedonia’s Full NATO Accession

The Polish American Congress (PAC), the voice of over 12 million Americans of Polish heritage, sent a letter to President Obama calling for his “unqualified support for Macedonia’s full membership within NATO at the upcoming U.K. Summit.” The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to inform you that our friends, the Polish American Congress (PAC), the voice of over 12 million Americans…

Polish Americans Support Macedonia’s Full NATO Accession

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to inform you that our friends, the Polish American Congress (PAC), the voice of over 12 million Americans of Polish heritage, sent a letter to President Obama calling for his “unqualified support for Macedonia’s full membership within NATO at the upcoming U.K. Summit.” In the letter to President Obama, PAC clearly expressed their…

UK Minister of Europe Responds to Macedonia/NATO Questions

Last week, in the United Kingdom House of Commons, Dr. Liam Fox, Member of Parliament for North Somerset, United Kingdom, posed three questions about Macedonia’s NATO membership and the progress on resolving the “name dispute.” On March 27th, Mr. David Lidington, Member of Parliament for Aylesbury and Minister for Europe of the United Kingdom responded. The questions and answers can…

UMD: U.S./NATO Full Support of a Stable Ukraine Equals a Secure Europe

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is deeply concerned with the current instability facing Ukraine, especially following the recent annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. During these trying times for the Ukrainian people, UMD strongly urges U.S., NATO, and EU leaders to offer clear and full support to Ukraine, particularly the necessary aid packages to help alleviate the economic burdens,…

Congressman Trent Franks of Arizona Joins Macedonia Caucus

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that Congressman Trent Franks (Republican-8th Congressional District of Arizona) became the newest member of the Congressional Caucus on Macedonia and Macedonian-Americans (Macedonia Caucus). “Congressman Franks, a champion of global human rights and religious freedom issues, is a great friend of Macedonia and a huge supporter of its accession into NATO,” said…

In Light of Ukraine Crisis, U.S. Should Prioritize NATO Enlargement at U.K. Summit

In Light of Ukraine Crisis, U.S. Should Prioritize NATO Enlargement at U.K. Summit

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, the Southeast Europe Coalition in conjunction with the Congressional Macedonia Caucus hosted a lunch briefing on the September 2014 U.K. Summit of NATO and prospects for aspirant nations. Click HERE for pictures. Held in the elegant House Administration Committee Hearing Room, the lunch briefing was opened by House Administration Committee Chairwoman Congresswoman Candice Miller of…

71 Years On, Bulgaria Has Yet to Apologize for Deporting Macedonian Jews

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) commemorates with great sadness the 71st anniversary of Bulgaria’s mass deportation of virtually all of Macedonia’s Jewish community to its death during World War II. UMD calls on the Bulgarian government to recognize publicly that, as a direct result of Bulgaria’s fascist government’s collaboration with Nazi Germany, 7,144 Macedonian Jews were deported to the Nazi…

UMD: Time for Greek Leadership

In the lead up to tomorrow’s visit to Macedonia by the Greek Foreign Minister and current EU Council President Evangelos Venizelos, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) strongly believes that it is time for a sincere display of Greek leadership on the future of Macedonia’s Euro-Atlantic integration. “It takes two to tango and the status quo just isn’t doing it anymore,”…