German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked with the Prime Ministers of Macedonia and Greece, Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras. The topic and details of the talks have not been announced.

Merkel’s press service confirmed to the German media that the chancellor had spoken to the two prime ministers, without giving details.

German media comment that the talks were conducted two days after Zaev announced to the Macedonian public that the name proposal was the Republic of Ilinden Macedonia and the cold shower from Athens, through a response from the Greek government that a name should be found that would have a geographical or timetable.” (translated from Makfax)