US "accelerating" talks on Skopje's name problem, NATO entry
The issues of Macedonia's name dispute with Greece and the country's accession to NATO "could be solved in three or four months."Source: Beta
Beta reported this on Monday, citing RIA Novosti, which quoted "European diplomatic sources."
"Negotiations (regarding the name dispute) have been suddenly accelerated, they are scheduled to be completed in three or four months, in the fall, and at the same time, the issue of (Macedonia's) accession to the alliance will be solved," RIA Novosti reported from Athens, citing it sources.
According to these sources, the negotiations have been accelerated "by the United States."