Dendias Signs MoU with Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation

ATHENS –Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Nayef bin Falah Al Hajraf on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of consultations on matters of common interest, following their meeting in Riyadh.

Earlier, Nikos Dendias and Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos had a meeting on Tuesday with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Nayef bin Falah Al Hajraf in Riyadh.

The meeting focused on Greece's close ties and growing cooperation with the countries of the Gulf as well as the recent developments in the wider region, the Greek foreign ministry posted on Twitter.

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and National Defence Minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos are visiting Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, April 20, in order to hold a series of meetings with senior government officials in the context of promoting and consolidating diplomatic diplomacy between the two countries.

In Riyadh, the foreign minister will also meet  the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, and State Minister for foreign affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.

Panagiotopoulos will meet with Saudi Arabia's Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman and with the Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan.


ATHENS - Education Minister Niki Kerameus presented the progress of the International Academic Partnership Programme at an event in Washington organised by the Ministry of Education and Science and the Institute of International Education "with the aim of highlighting and further expanding Greek-American cooperation in higher education", according to a statement on Thursday.

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WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who created democracy than to address the elected representatives of the people who founded their country on the Greek model and have promoted and defended democratic values ever since.

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