GREECE REJECTS TALKS ON EXPELLED MACEDONIANS
Athens rebuffed calls by Macedonian authorities for Macedonians who were expelled from Greece during the civil war to be allowed to reclaim lost properties and apply for Greek citizenship.
Greek conservative Kathimerini daily says Greek diplomats dismissed the comments from Skopje as a departure from the focus of talks which are aimed at finding a mutually acceptable solution to the name issue.
Greek diplomats said it was Macedonia, not Greece, which has been trying to divert ongoing UN-mediated talks from the name issue. Greece has said solving the name dispute is a priority.
MD: Well, that's no surprise, they will not even recognize their minorities, let's not even talk about giving them back their rights for their properties and citizenship.