EU’s High Representative/Vice President for Common Foreign and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn today confirmed the arrival of the notification by the Republic of North Macedonia about its new name and congratulated Skopje and Athens on the acchievement.

“Today, the European Union has formally been notified by the Republic of North Macedonia of its new name, following the entry into force of the Prespa agreement. We warmly welcome this historic step, which sets an example of reconciliation for the Western Balkans region and beyond. We congratulate the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of North Macedonia on this major achievement, turning a new page of our common EU future”, Mogherini and Hahn state.