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Dendias Signs MoU With Iraqi FM Hussein

October 14, 2020

ATHENS — Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias signed with his Iraqi counterpart Faud Hussein memoranda of understanding on political deliberations and collaboration in the field of diplomatic education.

Dendias is paying an official visit to Iraq and has a series of meetings with the political and state authorities.

The Greek Foreign Minister's meeting with Hussein focused on bilateral cooperation, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, according to a relevant foreign ministry post on Twitter.

Dendias is accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of Economic Diplomacy and Extroversion, Kostas Fragogiannis.

The foreign minister will then be received by Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.

After Baghdad, the foreign minister will visit Erbil where he will meet with the President and the Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani and Marsour Barzani, respectively, as well as with historical leader Masoud Barzani.

Finally, the foreign minister will inaugurate the Consulate General of Greece in Erbil, in the presence of local officials.

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