The Republic of Macedonia will change its to the Republic of North Macedonia. The became in 1991 after Yugoslavia broke up. It became a of the United Nations in 1993. Greece's region is also called Macedonia and Greece said owned the name "Macedonia". Greece blocked Macedonia from joining the EU of this. Macedonia's Prime Minister said the name would, "open the to the ".
Macedonia and Greece talked for years. Just over 67 per cent of Macedonia's voted for the . Opposition did not vote. Hundreds of protested in front of Macedonia's . An opposition leader was . He said: "Look how , how openly, this trade is going on with Macedonia's name and - just like at a market stall." The next is for Greece to agree to the change.