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    SG/SM/8038
    21 November 2001

    GREECE AND FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
    MEET UNDER SECRETARY-GENERAL’S AUSPICES

    NEW YORK, 20 November (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, representatives of Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia met on 20 November 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 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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