'Our ticket to Europe': North Macedonia elects pro-western president

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the Guardian—Stevo Pendarovski wins vote focused on changing country’s name change, consolidating push towards EU and Nato membership North Macedonia’s pro-western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country’s name that was agreed to mollify Greece and open the way for EU and Nato membership. The State Election Commission results based on 99.5% the votes counted showed 51.7% of the votes going to Pendarovski, who is the...

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate appears set to win presidential vote: early results. North Macedonia's pro-Western presidential candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, appeared set to win a run-off election on Sunday, according to preliminary results based on 30.6 percent of the votes counted.