Greek prosecutor orders probe into alleged threats over Macedonia name deal

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek prosecutor on Saturday ordered an investigation into alleged threats to lawmakers over a name deal with Greece's neighbour Macedonia, a judicial source said. Macedonia's parliament on Friday passed an amendment to the constitution to rename the country Republic of North Macedonia, in line with an agreement with Greece to put an end to a 27-year-old dispute. Many Greeks are irked that their Balkan neighbour is assuming a name linked to Greek heritage and identical to a northern region of Greece.

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By: Firstpost - Saturday, 12 January

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