Macedonians around the world continue to struggle for the rights of Macedonia, as stated in the Resolution of the 11th World Conference of Pan Macedonian Unions, which was completed on July 15 in Florina.
They also express their strong disagreement with the promotion of the composite name and say they will never accept for Skopje “any name that includes the term Macedonia and its derivatives.”
They ask for a referendum before any agreement is signed with the neighboring country.
Macedonians around the world who participated in the 11th World Conference seek to establish September 29 as a national day of remembrance for the victims of the Bulgarian occupation (1916-1918) in eastern Macedonia.
They also note that the Kalash in Pakistan, are descendants of the troops of Alexander the Great and express their support in their effort to maintain their national identity and values.
The conference was attended by Macedonians from the U.S.A, Canada, Europe, Australia and Africa, vice governor of Florina, Demetris Eliades, and mayor, John Voskopoulos.
The closing of the conference is followed by a Macedonian feast, and dance clubs from Greece and abroad.