The polls did not go well as Macedonians were disappointed with the lack of foreign direct investments and a high unemployment rate.
Skopje and Athens buried a 27-year dispute in agreeing in June last year to rename Macedonia as North Macedonia.
Macedonia diterima memasuki Nato selepas bekas republik Yugoslavia itu menyelesaikan pertikaian 27 tahun dengan sekutu Nato, Yunani.
A total of 153 MPs in the 300-seat Greek parliament agreed to rename their neighbour the Republic of North Macedonia.
For many Greeks, the name 'Macedonia' belongs to Greek historical heritage.
Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote and seeks to end dispute over Macedonia's name.
Macedonia's parliament voted to start the process of renaming the country the Republic of North Macedonia.
Amendments will now be drafted to incorporate the new name into the constitution, after which another parliamentary vote will be required to enshrine the changes.
Under the deal, Skopje would formally adopt the name of Republic of North Macedonia, replacing Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, to join NATO and start the EU accession process.
Countries hoping to join NATO must win unanimous approval from existing members and Greece blocked Macedonia's bid 10 years ago because of the name row.
Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev argues that accepting a new name is a price worth paying for admission into the EU and NATO.
US officials point towards Russian activity in Montenegro as an example of Moscow's meddling in the region.
The 3 victims worked for the world's second-largest food and catering services company, Sodexo, according to a senior diplomat in Kabul.
Fifty-eight percent of Greeks oppose the agreement to rename Greece's northern neighbour North Macedonia.
Panos Kammenos of the Independent Greeks vehemently opposes the deal regarding the name "Macedonia".
However, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias also wants Macedonia to change its constitution with regard to its name.
The agreement, which unlocked Macedonia's path to possible European Union and NATO membership, triggered protests by nationalists.
Macedonia is set to be renamed the "Republic of Northern Macedonia".
Nikola Gruevski was sentenced to two years in prison for fixing a tender for the government to buy a bulletproof Mercedes Benz.
Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia are considering joining the European Union.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also expressed his wish for Macedonia to become a NATO member.
The European Union is considering expansion into the Balkan region.
A dispute over the use of the name "Macedonia" has prevented Macedonia from joining NATO and the European Union.
Greece and Macedonia have feuded over the right to use the name "Macedonia" since 1991, when Macedonia gained independence.
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