Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Macedonia, Greece reiterate commitment to name talks

Macedonia and Greece remain dedicated to continuing their name talks under the mediation of UN envoy Matthew Nimetz, Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and his Greek counterpart George Papandreou said on Thursday (June 17th), after meeting in Brussels on the sidelines of an EU summit. They reiterated they are ready to find a mutually acceptable solution to the dispute that would not harm the interests of either country. They also discussed problems related to the global economic crisis and the European and Euro-Atlantic integration efforts of countries in the region. Earlier in the day, Gruevski met with EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele.

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