Throughout the diaspora, Macedonians
speak the Macedonian
--Macedonian citizens are aware of the importance of buying Macedonian
the distinct national identity of the Slavic population of the region of Macedonia, have resurfaced claims of "hundreds of thousands of ethnic Macedonians
" living in Bulgaria under some sort of "brutal oppression." Macedonian
media cite as evidence for such claims statements by the so called ethnic Macedonian
party "OMO Ilinden-Pirin", whose members according to publications in the Bulgarian media are paid from Skopje and Belgrade to declare themselves as "Macedonians
But the Ricoh Arena management is keen to discover if there is anyone with Macedonian
ties in the region and encourage them to come along and cheer on the Red Lions.
"The third, and even more disturbing development to Greek public opinion, particularly to the Greek Macedonians
, was a re-appraisal of the ethnogenetic dogma of the "Macedonian
We must find a way to live side by side as brothers--Greeks, Macedonians
, and Persians.
Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov's statement that the Macedonian
minority in Greece isn't speaking a Macedonian
language is in the context of Article 7 of the Prespa agreement.
Talat Xhaferi's daily politics are difficult to follow, writes observer Zejdi Rexhepi, adding that "First, Xhaferi promoted the small-size national flag put on his table, and supported the large-size Macedonian
flag behind his back, but two days later he said that the plenary sessions in Assembly will be led in his mother tongue (Albanian) and also in Macedonian
It so happened that Macedonia and the study of the Macedonian
language have become the essential part of my life.
During his speech in the European Parliament, Orav has repeatedly referred to Macedonians
as Slavomacedonians, which has been apparently deemed insulting by Macedonian
However, representatives of the associations of Macedonians
in Turkey told Macedonian
media that they would also demand that citizenship is granted not based on the country they came from but based on their ethnicity as it was until 1993.
"Only the gypsies and the Turks in Bulgaria are not Macedonians
. The question is not whether the Macedonians
in Macedonia are Bulgarians but whether there are Bulgarians in Bulgaria without Macedonian
roots," states the highly perplexing text of Todor Petrov.