Thursday, June 07, 2007

New York hosts Macedonia-Greece meeting on the name

The authorized negotiators of Macedonia and Greece held another meeting on the Greece's problem with the name of the Republic of Macedonia.

"Both sides presented their positions and arguments and agreed to launch another round of negotiations, whose date will be additionally defined", Macedonian Foreign Ministry announced.

UN mediator Matthew Nimetz, Macedonian Special Representative, Ambassador Nikola Dimitrov, and the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Greece, Adamantios Vassilakis, attended the meeting.

In 1995, Macedonia and Greece signed an Interim Agreement arranging the bilateral relations, which binds the countries to resume the negotiations under UN auspice to find a solution on the name dispute.

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