Macedonia statue ignites tensions with Greece
Figure resembles Alexander the Great who both nations claim as their own.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2011 02:46

Macedonia has inflamed long-standing tensions with its neighbour Greece by unveiling a $13m statue named 'Warrior on a Horse' in the country's capital.

The statue closely resembles Alexander the Great, the former king of Macedon who is claimed by both countries as their own.

Al Jazeera 's Rory Challands reports. 

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