Macedonia tiff all Greek to NATO, EU

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The national anthem also needs to go.

“The national anthem we have now is from when the Macedonians were fighting against the Turks,” she said, referring to the conflict with the Ottoman Turkish Empire before World War I.

“It’s fixed in one period in time.”

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Ben Birnbaum

Ben Birnbaum is a reporter covering foreign affairs for The Washington Times. Prior to joining The Times, Birnbaum worked as a reporter-researcher at the New Republic. A Boston-area native, he graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in government and psychology. He won multiple collegiate journalism awards for his articles and columns in the Cornell Daily Sun.

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