New York

21 February 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos, Foreign Minister of Greece

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos, Foreign Minister of Greece.

They exchanged views on the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and also focused on prospects for renewed negotiations to find a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus and to resolve the Greece-former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia “name” dispute.  The Secretary-General underlined the importance of accelerating progress in both processes and reiterated his personal commitment to that end.