• The world court ruled on Monday that Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's bid to join NATO in 2008 because of a long-running dispute over the fledgling country's use of the name Macedonia. 

  • the court found that Greece's veto breached a 1995 deal under which Greece had agreed not to block Macedonia's membership in international organisations if it used the name "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,"

  • Greece's Foreign Ministry said today it will continue to block Macedonia's attempts to join NATO until the name issue is resolved