Greece and Macedonia failed to reach an agreement on name issue

Athens and Skopje have failed to agree to a concrete name proposal, UN mediator Matthew Nimetz said after meeting with the two sides on Wednesday.

Nimetz said that while there is no proposal, there are a lot of elements on the table that the two sides have discussed in recent years. He met with Macedonian and Greek negotiators, Zora Jolevski and Adamantios Vasilakis respectively, in New York on Wednesay. He noted that both sides know the problem and the possible solutions well, and have expressed their readiness to resume talks.

The date for the next meeting has not been specified, with Nimetz saying it would be scheduled following mutual coordination.

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