Hardalias Meets Ambassador of Canada to Greece Allen

February 2, 2021

ATHENS — Deputy Civil Protection and Crisis Management Minister Nikos Hardalias on Tuesday met the Ambassador of Canada to Greece Mark Allen.

The meeting focused on the strengthening of bilateral cooperation between Greece and Canada in responding to natural disasters.

They also discussed the prospect of further cooperation in the context of the current upgrading of the firefighting fleet of Greece. The Canadair firefighting aircraft used by the Greek fire brigade are made in Canada.

They also discussed developments concerning the pandemic and vaccinations in both countries.


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