29 August 2003


Representatives of Greece, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Meet under Auspices of Secretary-General

NEW YORK, 28 August (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

Pursuant to the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995, the representatives of Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia met on 27 August 2003 under the auspices of the Secretary-General. The Greek side was represented by Ambassador Adamantios Vassilakis. The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was represented by Ambassador Nikola Dimitrov. The Secretary-General was represented by his Special Representative, Matthew Nimetz.  The parties continued to exchange views in the context of article 5 of the Interim Accord. They decided to meet again on a date to be agreed.

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