Concerns before Prespes rally ahead of name deal vote
Ahead of an anticipated vote on the Prespes name deal in Parliament next week, which the government expects to secure with a majority of at least 151, organizers of a rally opposing the pact are preparing to converge in Athens on Sunday.
Citizens' groups have intensified a campaign on social media to draw as many protesters as possible to Syntagma Square for a protest against the Prespes deal between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Dozens of buses have been chartered, with local authorities, churches and monasteries helping organize the transfer of people from around the country to the capital.
The Greek Police were to hold a meeting last night on security for the rally.
Meanwhile organizers said they expect an even bigger turnout than last February, when a large crowd rallied in Athens against a compromise...