Greece, FYROM foreign ministers meet over name issue at UN in Vienna; no statements

Talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) ended at the United Nations in Vienna without statements on Tuesday.

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart Nikola Dimitrov met with UN special representative Matthew Nimetz for several hours towards a resolution to the FYROM name issue.

Their meetings began at 10:30 and continued until 17:40 (both, Greek times), with a break for a joint working lunch at the UN’s third headquarters. The foreign ministers decided to continue their efforts for a solution.

FM Kotzias returned to Athens immediately after the conclusion of the meetings.