EX-YU RESIDENCES TO BE HANDED OVER BY END OF 2007
Handing over of the diplomatic residences belonging to the former SFRY will be completed until June 2007.
This agreement was reached by the Board of successor countries at the meeting that wrapped up in Ljubljana on Friday.
The Board also decided the buildings of the former Yugoslav embassies and consulates to be handed over to the new authorities by the end of this year.
"The timeline of handing over of the already allotted buildings has also been set", Slovenian Foreign Ministry announced.
According to the framework agreement on succession signed six years ago in Vienna, Macedonia will be granted the Embassy in Canberra, General Consulate in Zurich, Consulate in Athens and an apartment in Rome.
As many as 49 out of some hundred buildings have been allotted thus far. The next meeting of the Board is scheduled for 15-16 May in Belgrade.