Press Releases

    8 December 2004

    Representatives of Greece, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Meet Under Secretary-General’s Auspices

    NEW YORK, 7 December (UN Headquarters) -- Following is a statement attributable to 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 6 December 2004 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, Mr. Matthew Nimetz.  The parties continued to exchange views in the context of article 5 of the Interim Accord.  They decided to meet again on 12 January 2005.

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