German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives on Thursday evening with a two-day visit to Athens.
There are perhaps few precedents in the world when outside countries insist on changing the name of a whole independent country.
Macedonian President Gheorghe Ivanov, who in words supports his country's accession to the European Union and NATO, called on the Macedonians not to participate in the referendum on renaming their country, which is being started just for this purp
The last summit of the organization in Johannesburg, in addition to the permanent members of the bloc - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - invited leaders of several African countries, Argentina and Turkey. Speaking at the summit, Erdogan asked Turkey to join the alliance and already came up with its new name - BRICST
The expectation of a scandal at the NATO summit was in the air, and it occurred before the beginning of his work.