Albanian media: “New Macedonia” the name Athens & Skopje agreed on!

The reports come as the Albanian Vice-President of FYROM is in Athens

While the Albanian Deputy Prime Minister of Skopje Bujar Osmani visits Athens for contacts with the Greek Foreign Ministry leadership, a message from the Albanian information portal, which refers to “details” of the forthcoming Athens-Skopje agreement for the name, citing “reliable Greek sources”.

According to the Albanian publication, the official name that has been agreed is “Republic of New Macedonia” and in short “New Macedonia”. The agreement also provides for solutions to ecclesiastical, language and identity issues, not only to the Slavomacedonians but also to the Greeks of Macedonia.

The name of the country will be in Slavic, English, Greek and Albanian. Specifically:

Република Нова Македонија (мк-кир)
Republika Nova Makedonija (mk-lat)
Republic of New Macedonia (eng)
Δημοκρατία της Νέας Μακεδονίας (gr)
Dimokratia tis Nea Makedonia (gr-lat)

Нова Македонија – Nova Makedonija (mk)
New Macedonia (eng)
Νέα Μακεδονία (gr)

Sovremen Makedonski jazik (мк)
Modern Macedonian/Makedonski (eng)
Σλαβομακεδονική γλώσσα – Slavomakedoniki glossa (gr)

Македонско (мк)
New Macedonian (eng)
Νεομακεδονική (gr)

Нова Македонска Православна Црква–Охридска Архиепископија (мк)
New Macedonian Orthodox Church–Ohrid Archbishopric (eng)
Ορθόδοξη Εκκλησία της Νέα Μακεδονίας-Αρχιεπισκοπή της Οχρίδας (gr)


According to the publication, the “National Identity” will be subject to negotiation of the agreement and will be:

Македонец/Македонка/Македонци (мк)
Ethnic Macedonian/Ethnic Macedonians (eng)
Σλαβομακεδόνες/Slavomakedones (gr)

At the same time, the Macedonians of Greece will be referred to by the Slavomacedonians, as well as internationally, as:

Μακεδονική/Μακεδονικό – Μακεδόνες/Makedones (gr)
Greek Macedon/Greek Macedons (eng)
Грчки македон/Грчки македони (мк)

According to it is an informal document with information from Greek sources (information from Analysts in Skopje do not see this reports as coincidental, while the Albanian Deputy Prime Minister of the Skopje Bujar Osmani is visiting Athens.