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Highlights of the Month – March 2017

President of the Republic receives Royal welcome in Riyadh

  Greece & Saudi Arabia reaffirm longstanding relationship     The Official Visit of the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos to Saudi Arabia paved the way for reigniting a new era of bilateral relations.   The visit of President Pavlopoulos to Riyadh included a series of meetings with King ...

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Foreign Minister pays Official Visit to the United States of America

  Greece is a beacon of stability in the region   Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias visited Washington DC on March 13th-14th for a series of meetings with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, representatives of the administration, Members of Congress, representatives of the ...

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“In Greece I found someone who fully shares my view,” says Maltese PM

  “coalition of the willing” to seek more social Europe   Malta and Greece have pledged to work more closely even in a “coalition of the willing” to seek more social Europe. On March 1st, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received his Maltese counterpart Joseph Muscat holding discussions on a variety ...

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Prime Minister of France visits Athens for talks with Greek leadership

  “Greek-French cooperation can pass to a much more essential phase”   Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve confirmed Greece and France’s close ties, solidarity and mutual support, during their meeting on March 3rd in Athens. France’s support to the great challenges that Greece faced has ...

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EU Parliament Speakers Debate on the Future of Europe

President of the Hellenic Parliament Nikos Voutsis visited Rome to participate in the extraordinary meeting of EU Parliamentary Presidents held for the 60-year Anniversary from the signing of the Founding Treaty of Rome. The Conference took place on March 16th-17th and was hosted by the Italian House and Senate. “The ...

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Foreign Minister Pays Official Visit to Georgia

Relations between Greece and Georgia are strategic   Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias paid a two-day visit to Georgia where he met with President of Georgia Georgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, President of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze and his counterpart Mikheil Janelidze. During his stay, the Greek Foreign Minister ...

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Greece Armenia enhance bilateral relations

  Armenia places great weight on Greece’s contribution in efforts for closer dialogue   Foreign Minister of the Hellenic Republic Nikos Kotzias carried out an Official Visit to Armenia on March 8th-10th upon the invitation of Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian in which the two heads of diplomacy were said ...

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Official Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany

  Germany is determined to fight for the cohesion of Europe   On March 23rd, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias met at the Foreign Ministry with the Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel. Following their one-on-one meeting, they made joint statements to the news media ...

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IOM Deputy Director General pays Official Visit to Greece

  Greece “can certainly count on our support in the coming years”   International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Deputy Director General, Ambassador Laura Thompson, travelled to Greece on a three-day Official Visit between 14th-16th March 2017, stating that the IOM was making a great effort in the European Union, not ...

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