The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, hopes that measures to build confidence will help to speed up the process of resolving the name dispute. Speaking at the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), the Greek Prime Minister said that Greece is working to resolve all outstanding issues with the countries of the Western Balkans, pointing to the dispute with Macedonia, and how to attempt to overcome it.

Tsipras, in his speech mentioned that Greece has proposed a negotiating framework that includes the implementation of confidence-building measures, which he hopes will allow enough time to resolve the dispute and to open a space for greater cooperation.

He stressed that Greece remains a big supporter of the European perspective for the Western Balkans and is working to improve bilateral ties with these Countries.