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Kurz: Ratification of Prespes deal a ‘truly historical’ event

TAGS: Politics, Diplomacy

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has welcomed the ratification by the Greek Parliament of a deal normalizing relations between Athens and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), calling it a “truly historical” event.

Reaching a compromise on the long-standing dispute will benefit people in both countries, Kurz said.

He added that the deal will open FYROM’s door to membership of the European Union, which Austria “fully supports.”

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