Vienna, Austria

13 February 2018

Note to Correspondents: Meeting of the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General, Mr. Matthew Nimetz, with the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Today, Mr. Matthew Nimetz, Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General, met jointly with H.E. Mr. Nikos Kotzias, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece, and H.E. Mr. Nikola Dimitrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, at the United Nations Office at Vienna. Following a constructive meeting as part of the efforts to find a mutually acceptable solution to the “name” issue, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs agreed to continue their efforts under the auspices of the United Nations.