Nova Makedonija: Macedonia has neighbourly claims to Bulgaria, too
22 December 2012 FOCUS News Agency
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“Historians are against the commissions,” the article reads further.
“Bulgaria should change the theses in its textbooks, which say that the Macedonian nation does not have historical continuity, otherwise it will not become member of the EU – this could have been Macedonia’s claim to Sofia, if the positions of the two countries were the other way round,” the article says.
“However, the situation is different. The government of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is explicit that Macedonia is not a good neighbour and the country will not allow latter’s progress until this issue is solved. In addition, Bulgaria wants revision of the Macedonian textbooks and the joint celebration of the holidays,” Nova Makedonija comments further.
“Macedonian historians are firm in their position that there should not be any negotiations over historical facts.”