MACEDONIA AIRPORT TO LOSE ALEXANDER THE GREAT MONIKER

A CHANGE in the name of Macedonia’s Skopje Alexander the Great Airport could be afoot, as the Macedonian government seeks to heal an 18-year-old dispute with Greece over the country’s name and association with this historic king and conqueror. Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev declared at the World Economic Forum in Davis last month (January) that he would be prepared to stop naming Skopje airport after Alexander, along with maybe changing his country’s name. The goal is ending Greek opposition to Macedonia joining the European Union and NATO. However, ...


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