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Remarks with Greek Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis

Secretary Condoleezza Rice
New York
September 25, 2008

SECRETARY RICE: Sue, you’re not going to ask a question?  I’m so surprised.  (Laughter.)

QUESTION: I can make one up. (Laughter.)

SECRETARY RICE: That’s all right. (Laughter.)

QUESTION: How was your meeting with Foreign Minister Lavov? You see?

SECRETARY RICE: I’m meeting with the Foreign Minister of Greece. I thought you might have a question about –

QUESTION: Well, do you feel that you made some headway yesterday?

SECRETARY RICE: Look, I thought we had a good meeting. It was constructive, and we talked about some of the challenges that we have. And it was constructive.

QUESTION: How you see things with the dispute over the name of FYROM?

SECRETARY RICE: We would like to see it resolved as quickly as possible, and I’m sure we will have some discussions. But the most important thing is that it get resolved, and we’re trying to help and to find a solution that both parties can live with.

Thank you.


Released on September 25, 2008

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