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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Notes to correspondents

Note to Correspondents from Matthew Nimetz, the Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the talks between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

New York, 20 December 2012

Ambassador Matthew Nimetz, the Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for the talks between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, will travel to the region during the period 8-11 January 2013 for meetings in Athens and Skopje to follow up on his November discussions in New York with the Representatives of the two Parties.  Ambassador Nimetz will be meeting in Athens and Skopje with senior government officials of both countries with a view to accelerating the process and finding a mutually acceptable resolution to the “name” issue.