Tusk welcomes FYROM parliament vote on name change


European Council President Donald Tusk has welcomed the approval by the parliament in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of a proposal to change the country’s name, bringing the long-standing dispute with Greece one step close to been settled.

“With one voice, you are one big step closer to taking your rightful place in our trans-Atlantic community,” Tusk said in a tweet in the local language.