Press Releases

    SG/SM/8118
    7 February 2002

    GREECE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
    REPRESENTATIVES MEET 5 FEBRUARY, UNDER
    SECRETARY-GENERAL’S AUSPICES

    NEW YORK, 6 February (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 February 5, 2002 under the auspices of the Secretary-General.

    The Greek side was represented by the Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations, Elias Gounaris. The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was represented by 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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