On this week's Conflict Zone, Nikola Poposki, Foreign Minister of Macedonia, discusses corruption, entry in the EU, the refugee crisis and wiretapping.
Research conducted by DW indicates that Hungary may have helped former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski flee a prison sentence for corruption. The move could threaten Macedonia's hopes for EU accession.
Greece's coalition government appears to be unravelling after the foreign minister resigned over the name-changing deal with neighboring Macedonia. Tsipras is under pressure from a key coalition ally.
On Sunday, citizens of the Republic of Macedonia face a historic vote. Should they change their country's name — and in doing so, continue on the path toward the European Union and NATO?
Matters of national identity and interest are at stake as Macedonians vote in a highly divisive referendum on what to call their country. Membership in NATO and the European Union could hinge on the result.
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