Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Costas Frangogiannis, will travel to Romania and Moldova tomorrow.
In Bucharest, the Foreign Minister will meet with Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu, where press statements are expected after the meeting.
Afterwards, the Greek Foreign Minister will attend the plenary session of the “Annual Meeting of Ambassadors of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs”, and will be a speaker at a panel on “Modern Security Challenges”, together with his counterpart his Romanian and Secretary General. OSBE Helga Schmid.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs will also attend a teleconference of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committees of the EU Southern Parliaments. on “Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Libya”.
Afterwards, the Foreign Minister will meet with the President of the Hellenic-Romanian Bilateral Chamber, with Greek businessmen operating in Constanta, as well as with the Member of the House of Representatives and the President of the Hellenic-Romanian Union, Dragos Zisopol (Z) Me
During his visit to Romania, the Foreign Minister will be received by the President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis. Bilateral relations, developments in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, as well as the European perspective of the Western Balkans are expected to be at the center of discussions.
Shortly after meeting with the President of Romania, the Minister of Foreign Affairs will travel to Moldova, where he will meet with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nicu Popescu, followed by extended talks between the two delegations.
At the end of the extended talks, the signing of a “Bilateral Agreement on Social Security” will take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while press releases are expected.
A meeting with the Prime Minister of Moldova Natalia Gavriliță will follow.
The Foreign Minister will wrap up his visit to Moldova after being received by Moldovan President Maia Sandu. Talks are expected to focus on strengthening bilateral ties and strengthening EU-Moldova relations.