During his visit to Skopje, the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias stressed the need to boost economic cooperation
Kotzias added that the future of all four countries lies with Europe, "but a Europe in which we will be working together", he stressed
"I’ve felt for a long time that the FYROM's name dispute should have been solved many years ago"
UK Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan had been representing the British government during the failed peace talks at Crans-Montana
Athens argues that the use of the name implies territorial claim over Greece’s own northerly region of Macedonia
Athens was recently disturbed by some incidents which breached the spirit of the UN Interim Accord between the two countries
The Greek judges reacted to the Commission’s intervention and stressed that all citizens were equal before the law
"I have decided to make them public to the members of the UNSC & to the European Council & the European Commission"
Greece played a vital role in Crans-Montana where the thorny issues of security & guarantees in a reunited EU-member Cyprus