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HIGHLIGHTS NEW 2022

Greece-USA reaffirm strategic partnership; Premier addresses Congress

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivered a historic address to a joint session of the American Congress during his Official Visit to the US on May 16th-17th, not only because it was the first time ever that a Greek leader was accorded the singular honour of addressing the US Senate and House of … ...

Greece-Vietnam expand bilateral relations during State Visit

  President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, paid a State Visit to Vietnam from May 15th-19th at the invitation of the President the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. During the welcoming ceremony the Greek Head of State laid a wreath at the Heroes and Martyrs Monument and she also visited the Ho … ...

Greece-UAE confirm strategic nature of relations; Visit of the Prime Minister

    On May 9th, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid his third Official Visit to the United Arab Emirates since 2020, which shows the will of the two countries to further strengthen their relations and strategic character. The Prime Minister met with the successor to the throne of Abu Dhabi, his Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin … ...

Foreign Minister of Kenya pays Official Visit to Athens

    Further strengthening bilateral relations     Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias and visiting Foreign Affairs Minister of Kenya Raychelle Awuor Omamo discussed issues relating to terrorism, irregular migration and the rapid economic and population growth of the African continent, in Athens on May 9th. The talks also focused on the further strengthening of … ...

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands in Greece

    “The Netherlands ranks first as regards foreign direct investment in Greece”   Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, hosted the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Wopke Hoekstra, in Athens on April 4th. The two Foreign Ministers held a private meeting, which was followed by expanded talks which focused on the situation … ...

Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Japan

    “The common ground between the two countries is the focus on UNCLOS”   Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, continuing Greek efforts to cultivate diplomatic relations with countries far from the Mediterranean, paid a visit to Japan on April 12th-13th. He held talks with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi, Members of the Japan-Greece Parliamentary Friendship … ...

State Visit of the President of Montenegro – enhancing bilateral cooperation

  “Creating the foundations for a safer, better and more prosperous life for all our citizens.”   The first State Visit of the President of Montenegro to Athens, Milo Đukanović, took place on February 7th to February 9th, completing a series of top contacts and highly symbolic initiatives. This first State Visit of the Head … ...

Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Finland and Norway

  “Our bilateral relations are very important to us.”     Helsinki Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias arrived in Helsinki on February 15th to a warm welcome from Foreign Minister of Finland Pekka Haavisto. The two Ministers discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral relations, cooperation within EU and international organisations, cooperation in the fields of investment … ...

Minister of Foreign Affairs visits London and Rome

  The promotion of Greece’s candidacy for election as a non-permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council     Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, travelled on February 7th to London where he had talks with British Minister of State for Europe, Chris Heaton-Harris. On February 8th, the Minister of Foreign Affairs travelled to … ...

Greece and Nigeria deepen their cooperation; Foreign Minister in Abuja

    “We see the Mediterranean Sea as a linking bridge rather than a dividing border.”   Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias paid the first visit of a Greek Foreign Minister to Nigeria, meeting with his counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama in the capital of Abuja on January 10th. Minister Dendias signed a MoU with Minister … ...

Greek, Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministers hold talks in Athens

    “The Arabian Peninsula comprises a bridge between the Mediterranean and the Indo-Pacific region.”   Greece and Saudi Arabia are committed to protecting and defending the International Law of the Sea and the freedom of navigation, Minister Dendias said after meeting with his visiting Saudi Arabian counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud, who … ...

Minster and Alternate Minister meet with EU Ambassadors at French Embassy luncheon

  France’s concepts of reform are beginning to spread throughout Europe   Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, accompanied by Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis participated in a working breakfast on January 17th hosted by the French Embassy with the participation of the Ambassadors of the EU Member States, to mark the beginning … ...

Interview with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Opunimi Akinkugbe

  “The maritime sector is a major aspect of Nigerian and Greek bilateral economic cooperation.”       “We believe strongly in the peaceful transition of political power and remain committed to strengthening democratic governance, advocating for the enshrinement of peaceful electoral processes for sustenance of peace and stability in the region.”     GDL: … ...
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