Dendias in Belgrade to Participate in Serbia, Cyprus and Greece Trilateral

The National Herald

Dendias with his Serbian counterpart, Nicola Selakovic after their meeting. (Photo via Twitter)

BELGRADE -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias is paying a visit to Belgrade on Monday accompanied by Rural Development and Food Minister Spilios Livanos and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kostas Fragogiannis.

Dendias will meet with his Serbian counterpart, Nicola Selaković, and then participate in the first trilateral meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia.

Following their meeting, the Dendias and Selaković will make statements to the press (at about 12:15, Greek time).

Statements to the press are also to follow the trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia (at about 14:15, Greek time).

Dendias will then be received, successively, by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, the President of the Serbian National Assembly, Ivica Dačić, and His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch.

The bilateral meetings are to focus on the close cooperation 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 be discussed are Serbia’s European perspective and developments in the wider region of the Western Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean.

During their trilateral meeting, the foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Serbia are expected to examine the prospects for strengthening multilateral cooperation, with emphasis on various sectors such as transport and energy.