Greece: Dendias to travel to Belgrade, April 5th

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel to Belgrade tomorrow, April 5, 2021. He will be accompanied by Rural Development and Food Minister Spilios Livanos and Deputy Foreign Minister Costas Fragogiannis.

The Foreign Minister will meet with his Serbian counterpart Nicola Selaković and then attend the first tripartite meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia.

After their meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and his Serbian counterpart will make statements to the press (around 12.15 Greek time).

The press releases will also follow the tripartite meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia (around 14.15 Greek time).

The Minister of Foreign Affairs will then be received, in turn, by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vuiqi., The President of the Serbian National Assembly, Ivica Dačič, and His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch.

The bilateral meetings will focus on close co-operation between Greece and Serbia on the implementation of the Joint Declaration signed in the context of the 3rd High-Level Cooperation Council, which took place in Athens in December 2019. Also to discuss are Serbia’s European perspective and developments in the wider region of the Western Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean.

During their tripartite meeting, the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia are expected to discuss prospects for strengthening multilateral co-operation, with an emphasis on various sectors such as transport and energy. /ibna

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