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Macedonia officially changes its name to North Macedonia

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The country will now be able to join Nato, following the deal with Greece.

Macedonia’s government has said the country is now officially renamed North Macedonia, under an agreement to normalise relations with Greece that also allows the country to enter Nato.

A government press release said, as of Tuesday, the country is officially called the Republic of North Macedonia.

Macedonia Name Change
North Macedonia and Nato flags (Dragan Perkovski/AP)

As of Wednesday, the official said, the new name will be incorporated in official road signs, starting with one on the border with Greece.

The name change resolves a dispute with neighbouring Greece that has gone back decades.

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