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SYRIZA Leader Tsipras to Participate in the “Prespa Forum Dialogue”

ATHENS — Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras is visiting North Macedonia on Thursday in order to participate in the proceedings of the first "Prespa Forum Dialogue".

Alexis Tsipras will give his keynote speech at 18:30.

The leader of SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance will have bilateral meetings with the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, and the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Philip Reeker.

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