UN mediator Nimetz to visit Skopje on 31 January

The UN mediator in Skopje-Athens name talks, Matthew Nimetz, will arrive in Macedonia on 31 January to meet with state leadership on the next day, namely on 1 February.

Macedonia’s government told MIA on Wednesday that Nimetz would visit Macedonia next week.

At the last round of negotiations on 17 January in New York, Nimetz presented a new set of ideas, expressing optimism that a solution is within reach to solve a 27-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia.

In the meantime, Macedonia’s government has been analyzing Nimetz’s proposals. Following today’s meeting in Davos of the Prime Ministers of both countries ,Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras, a coordination meeting over the UN mediator’s proposals, bringing together Macedonia’s top officials and political part leaders, will take place on Saturdayafternoon at the MPs’ Club in Skopje.