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Wikileaks: Merkel was pressuring Karamanlis on the Name Issue.

June 17, 2012

Source: Defencenet, 15.06.2012

The German Chancellor Angel Merkel tried to pressure the then Prime Minister of Greece, Kostas Karamanlis, to show greater flexibility on the issue of the name of Skopje according to a confidential document of the American Embassy in Berlin dated 23 April 2008, which was revealed by XrimaNews.gr via Wikileaks. The document states that Germany among all other states aligned itself with the policy of the US.

The document was due to be unclassified on the 22 April 2018, but was published earlier by Wikileaks.

 

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