Prespes rally organizers expect 600,000 to turn up

An organizer of the protest rally against the Prespes name deal has told SKAI radio that he expects upwards of 600,000 protesters to turn up in central Athens later Sunday.

People have already started converging in Athens' Syntagma Square to attend.

The rally takes place 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. 

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.
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