North Macedonia’s pro-Western candidate wins presidential vote

Presidential candidate of the ruling SDSM Stevo Pendarovski celebrates after preliminary results during the presidential election in Skopje, North Macedonia May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

SKOPJE (Reuters) – North Macedonia’s pro-Western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country’s name that was agreed to mollify Greece and open the way for EU and NATO membership. The State Election Commission results based on 99.5 percent the votes counted showed […]

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