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    SG/SM/7981
    5 October 2001

    ENVOY OF SECRETARY-GENERAL CHAIRS MEETING
    BETWEEN AMBASSADORS OF GREECE,
    FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

    NEW YORK, 4 October (UN Headquarters) -- This is the text of a statement today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    Pursuant to the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995, representatives of Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia met on 4 October 2001 under the auspices of the Secretary-General. The Greek side was represented by the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations, Ambassador Elias Gounaris. The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was represented by Ambassador Ivan Tosevsky. The Secretary-General was represented by his Personal Envoy, 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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