Matthew Nimetz

thumbnailRegion expects for achievements and challenges in 2013
2012-12-31The countries in Southeast Europe will undergo effervescent political, economical and social events in the year ahead.
thumbnailA new effort in Macedonia, Greece name dispute talks
2012-11-27Macedonia-Greece name dispute talks have restarted, but analysts are skeptical that a mutually acceptable solution can be found.
thumbnailFor Macedonians, a question of identity
2012-05-24After NATO's latest membership decision, more Macedonians want to withdraw from the name dispute negotiations.
thumbnailGreece sees win-and-worry over ICJ's Macedonia decision
2011-12-07What's in a name? Greece and Macedonia have been arguing since the 1990s.
UN's Nimetz holds talks with Macedonian, Greek representatives
2011-02-10NEW YORK, United States -- UN mediator in the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece Matthew Nimetz said on Wednesday (February 9th) that the two...
Czech president supports Macedonia's EU bid
2011-02-09PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- President Vaclav Klaus voiced support Tuesday (February 8th) for Macedonia's bid to join the EU. After talks with Macedonia...
thumbnailDiplomatic Diary: Gul-Peres meeting nixed, Israel says
2010-09-21Israel won't apologise for the deadly flotilla raid, vows President Shimon Peres. In other diplomatic news, Albania is praised for progress and the mediator in the Macedonia-Greece name dispute says he has no new proposals.
Nimetz reportedly to offer new proposal in Macedonia-Greece dispute
2010-08-23SKOPJE, Macedonia -- UN mediator Matthew Nimetz is expected to offer a new compromise proposal next month in the name dispute between Macedonia and G...
Gruevski says Macedonia committed to resolving name dispute
2010-08-20SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski reaffirmed on Thursday (August 19th) that his government remains committed to resolving the longs...
Macedonia's Gruevski rejects opposition call for early elections
2010-06-29SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski rejected on Monday (June 28th) opposition calls for early elections, while acknowledging that eac...
Macedonia, Greece reiterate commitment to name talks
2010-06-18BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Macedonia and Greece remain dedicated to continuing their name talks under the mediation of UN envoy Matthew Nimetz, Macedonian...
thumbnailUS official calls for swift solution to name dispute
2010-05-14Resolving the longstanding quarrel between Athens and Skopje will enable Macedonia to move forward on the path to EU and NATO membership, US Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon said on Thursday.
UN's Ban briefed on Macedonian-Greek name dispute
2010-04-30NEW YORK, United States -- UN mediator Matthew Nimetz briefed Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday (April 29th), regarding talks he held Wednesd...
Macedonian, Greek prime ministers talk name dispute
2010-04-27SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Greek counterpart George Papandreou spoke by phone Monday (April 26th), both saying they are...
Macedonia's Gruevski weighs in on name dispute
2010-04-26SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said on Sunday (April 25th) that if "Republic of Northern Macedonia" is officially proposed as th...
Gruevski says Macedonia wants to settle name dispute
2010-02-26SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski told lawmakers on Thursday (February 25th) that Macedonia has a stake in resolving its long-stand...
Nimetz urges Macedonia, Greece to speed up talks
2010-02-24SKOPJE, Macedonia -- The UN mediator in the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece, Matthew Nimetz, is urging both countries to accelerate negotia...
Macedonian leaders meet ahead of Nimetz's visit
2010-02-22SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Leaders plan to meet Monday (February 22nd) to co-ordinate their position ahead of a visit by Matthew Nimetz, the UN mediator in...
UN's Nimetz to visit Greece in two weeks
2010-02-12ATHENS, Greece -- Matthew Nimetz, the UN mediator in the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece, will visit Greece on February 26th, his office co...
Coalition partner leaves Cypriot government
2010-02-09NICOSIA, Cyprus -- The Movement for Social Democracy (KS-EDEK) announced on Monday (February 8th) it has decided to leave the ruling coalition, accus...
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