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Alternate FM Varvitsiotis to Meet Austrian Min Edtstadler

ATHENS — Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis will meet with Karoline Edtstadler, the Austrian Federal Minister for the EU and Constitution at the Federal Chancellery, who is visiting Athens, on Friday, October 8, at 10:30.

The agenda includes an exchange of views on issues of European interest, such as the enlargement of the European Union, the conference on the Future of Europe, migration, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, climate change, pandemic management and other regional and bilateral issues, according to a foreign ministry announcement.

The meeting will take place at the foreigm ministry, while after the bilateral talks, statements to the press will follow.

This will be followed by an event in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe entitled "Let's Listen to the future". During the event, students of postgraduate programmes of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Panteion University specialising in studies of international and European relations and international law will have the opportunity to talk with the two ministers.

They will exchange views with them on their concerns and expectations for tomorrow's Europe and, among other things, discuss climate change, migration and the post-Covid era.

The event will be held with the support of the European Commission delegation in Greece and will be broadcast live on social media.

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