Merkel: I’d be happy if the name dispute is resolved

Merkel: I’d be happy if the name dispute is resolved

“We want to have a better collaboration with Macedonia and I’d be happy if the solution of the name dispute comes in the months to come. This is something which has not seen a lot of success, but this doesn’t entirely depend on Macedonia, it only does to a certain extent”

Skopje, June 12, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

German chancellor, Angela Merkel has declared that she would be happy if the name dispute is solved in the months to come.

She made this comment for the German media, when she was asked as to what are the expectations of the new government in Skopje, waiting to be voted in parliament on June 19.

“We want to have a better collaboration with Macedonia and I’d be happy if the solution of the name dispute comes in the months to come. This is something which has not seen a lot of success, but this doesn’t entirely depend on Macedonia, it only does to a certain extent”, declared the German chancellor.

She confirmed that on 28 August, Berlin will host the Western Balkan countries conference.