Following the meeting of party leaders, FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev appeared optimistic that national consensus will be achieved within the country with respect to the naming dispute. The Prime Minister stated that deliberations with Greece will continue and that working groups will be formed, responsible for the schoolbooks in his country.

Mr. Zaev added that in order to achieve these goals, all parts, i.e. the government, the opposition and the President, must participate in the cause, while citizens should have access to timely and objective information. On his part, FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov stated that similar meetings in the coming period will be useful to form a national stance.

Translation: Eleni Gogou