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North Macedonia achieved independence in 1991 with the peaceful breakup of Yugoslavia. Recognition was delayed because of Greece’s objection to use the name “Macedonia,” and the country was initially recognized as the “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.” The United States recognized FRYM in 1994 under the provisional designation and began referring by its constitutional name since 2004, …more.