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EU's foreign policy chief urges calm in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - The European Union's foreign policy chief has urged Macedonia's president to reverse his decision and let the country's left-wing opposition leader try to form a new government.

Federica Mogherini met Macedonian leaders Thursday and called for them to scale down their rhetoric for fear of triggering inter-ethnic conflict.

The crisis emerged after President Gjorge Ivanov refused Wednesday to give the mandate to Zoran Zaev, runner-up in December's parliamentary

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