The anti-government protests in the FYROM are provoked by the…

Summary

The anti-government protests in the FYROM are provoked by the US and EU.

Disproof

The protests in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have erupted in response to President Ivanov's recent general pardon and amnesty of 56 people subject to investigation in connection with the so-called wiretapping scandal (nyti.ms/1pkG7UD), . EU actors have been involved in mediation efforts between the parties.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 24
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: North Macedonia, EU, US
  • Keywords: Protest
  • Outlet: RT
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NATO does not need countries like Georgia

NATO does not need countries like Georgia.

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At the Bucharest Summit in April 2008, NATO leaders agreed that Georgia will become a member of NATO, provided that it meets all the necessary requirements. In a statement on NATO’s “open door” policy on 2 December 2015, NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels reiterated their decision at Bucharest and subsequent decisions concerning Georgia. They welcomed the progress the country has made in coming closer to the Alliance and expressed their determination to intensify support for Georgia (bit.ly/1o8MHtz), .