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Citing Russian ‘Mischief,’ U.S. Defense Secretary To Visit Macedonia

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would travel to Macedonia ahead of a crucial referendum on changing the country’s name, and he voiced concern about possible Russian “mischief” in the run-up to the vote.

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Mattis told reporters on September 11 that the visit will occur this weekend and is aimed at supporting the Macedonian voters in the September 30 referendum. If the referendum passes, it would help pave the way for membership in NATO and the European Union.

“I am concerned about…the kind of mischief that Russia has practiced from Estonia to the United States, from Ukraine and now to Macedonia,” Mattis said, according to a Pentagon transcript…

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