FYROM is forced by foreign countries to access NATO and change its name

Summary

Name change of FYROM is another step on the route to accessing NATO. The NATO accession is forced by foreign countries and so is the artificial name change.

Disproof

The name change is part of the political process, subject to international negotiations and internal debate in FYROM. Settlement of this issue is indeed linked with the country's NATO and EU accession. FYROM expressed its own will to join the Euro-Atlantic community already in 1993 and has been working towards the membership of NATO (and the EU) ever since.

For background, see the information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 132
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/01/2019
  • Language/target audience: German
  • Country: North Macedonia
  • Keywords: EU/NATO enlargement, NATO, The West
  • Outlet: Sputnik Deutschland
see more

Association Agreement with the EU obliges Georgia to import chemical waste

The Association Agreement with the European Union obliges Georgia to import and utilize chemical waste.

There are plans to build a chemical waste utilization factory which would make living in Adjara life-threatening.

Disproof

The Association Agreement signed between the European Union and Georgia in 2014 does not include import and utilization of hazardous waste.

Law on Import, Export, and Transit of Hazardous Waste prohibits import, export, and transit of any kind of waste on the territory of Georgia.

The autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is a pre-election trick

Tomos of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is a pre-election trick. The election is in 2.5 months and the main thesis of Poroshenko’s election campaign is the “Army of the New Faith”. This is an attempt to inflame the religious war, to hijack the church that could lead to instating the state of emergency. It would allow Poroshenko if not destroy the election, then control how it is conducted.

The Tomos is not entirely real, the Archbishop of Constantinople deceived everyone. It is not an official document but the agreement of a cabal. So far the only one who will benefit from the autocephaly is Byzantine patriarch.

The autocephaly is a new type of conflict in a country torn by a civil war.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about autocephaly and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Such narrative also contributes to the attempt to discredit upcoming presidential election in Ukraine. For more examples of such cases see here and here.