Parliament president Voutsis optimistic over a solution to Skopje name issue

Parliament president Voutsis optimistic over a solution to Skopje name issue

The president of Greek parliament Nikos Voutsis in an interview with public broadcaster ERT1 on Friday expressed optimism over a solution to to Skopje's name issue adding that it is an important chance that must not be lost.

"The issue has been delayed for many years and since there is now a different correlation of political forces and views in Skopje, it is a great opportunity that should not be lost. I am optimistic," he said.

Asked whether other sides have expressed interest in finding a solution to the name issue, Voutsis said that everyone has expressed interest, especially the European Union, NATO and the neighboring countries.

Source: ANA - MPA