Matthew Nimetz (left) with George Papandreou during a July 2009 meeting[first read the BBC article below]Nimitz: “We're NOT negotiating IDENTITY. If we were, I'd be out of here."(Really?)Inner City PressUN Envoy Nimitz in Vienna Says "Name" Talks Intense, Admitted Saxo Bank Stake, Said UNaware of Greek SubBy Matthew Russell Lee
UNITED NATIONS, April 25, 2018 – The UN has had an envoy on the so-called "name issue" between Greece and Macedonia or FYROM for years....
August 1, 2017Since 1994, Nimetz has been trying to negotiate an end to arguably the world's strangest international dispute, in which Greece is objecting to Macedonia's name and refusing to let it join either Nato or the EU until it's changed.When Nimetz began his work on the dispute he was serving as US President Bill Clinton's special envoy, but since the end of 1999 he's been the PERSONAL envoy of the United Nations’ secretary-general - his task to nudge the two sides (Greece and FYROM) slowly towards a resolution, for a token salary of $1 per year.Ban-Ki Moon in Macedonia in 2012 with President George Ivanov