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Mitsotakis Opens EU-Med7 Meeting in Athens

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PM Mitsotakis opens EU-Med7 meeting in Athens. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Michalis Karagiannis)

ΑΤΗΕΝS -- Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis opened on Friday the meeting of the ministers of the EU Mediterranean countries (EU-Med7) held in Athens, with a focus on the preparations for the EU-Med7 Summit that will take place in Athens in September 2021.

Issues regarding the management of the pandemic, the Recovery and Resilience Fund (Next Generation EU), the green and digital transition, the European pillar of social rights, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, migration and the protection of the Mediterranean marine environment are on the meeting's agenda.

After the end of the morning session, the ministers of the seven countries participating will make joint statements to the press at 12:45. The meeting is held at the Divani Apollon Palace and Thalasso resort in the coastal Athens suburb of Vouliagmeni.