OHRID FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FROM INCEPTION TO NOW

Anthony Preston, Joseph Przybyla

Abstract


Macedonia has been referred to as a mixed fruit salad by many countries since its early inception. The name stems from so many different ethnicities living in one region together. Macedonia has a total population of 2 million people. 64% are ethnic Macedonians, 25% Albanians, and the rest consist of Turks, Romani, Serb, etc. (Pardew, 2018). After many discussions, in 1993 Macedonia was finally admitted to the UN under the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, also known as FYROM. The name FYROM stemmed from the name conflict between Greece and Macedonia. The Former Yogoslav Republic of Macedonia will be voting in the next month to approve a new name for the country. The proposed name is for the country is Northern Macedonia. This name change will allow Macedonia (FYROM) to be recognized in NATO and hopefully gain admission into the European Union.

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