Greece and the Republic of Macedonia reach a deal to end a 27-year naming dispute between both countries, which would result in Macedonia being officially renamed the Republic of North Macedonia.
Macedonia's name has been a running sore with its neighbour ever since it came into existence in 1991.
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- Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns after discussion with the Greek Defence Minister in the framework of the Greece-Macedonia Accord.
- According to Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, talks with Greece on Macedonia's name are in a final phase. Zaev says that if a compromise name for the country is agreed upon, it will be put to a referendum.
- A referendum is held in the Republic of Macedonia on whether to change the country's name in order to join NATO and the EU.
- The coalition government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survives a vote of no-confidence brought by the opposition party over a deal to end the dispute.
- Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov says that he will not sign off on the naming deal that was announced yesterday by the Prime Minister. This may slow down the naming dispute resolution process.