When NATO countries meet for their summit in Chicago
his May, four countries will be vying for membership in the transatlantic
alliance. For the small Balkan country of Macedonia, the only thing holding it back
is its name.
Bosnia still has
some constitutional reforms to enact before it can be eligible
for NATO membership. Georgia, recent named an "aspirant" NATO member, has
its bid tied up by the Russian occupation of two of its
Greece welcomes the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to NATO, provided our northern neighbor agrees to a name that differentiates the new Balkan state from the Greek province of Macedonia.
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