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Oikonomou: Drop in Unemployment a Result of Effective Gov’t Policies

February 17, 2022

ATHENS – “Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in the context of the government’s multifaceted and active diplomacy, is visiting Brussels today (Thursday) to take part in the 6th EU-African Union Summit,” government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou announced at the start of the press briefing on Thursday.

He also spoke about Mitsotakis’ upcoming participation in an informal European Council meeting on the developments in Ukraine and Mitsotakis’ meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade.

“The two leaders reaffirmed the excellent relations between Greece and Serbia and discussed the priorities over the entire range of bilateral relations, with emphasis on foreign policy and the economy,” Oikonomou said.

On Friday, the Greek prime minister will be in Munich to participate in the annual security conference, he added.

Regarding a continuous drop in unemployment rates, the spokesperson said that it was a very positive and hopeful factor that was a result of effective government policies.

He also referred to the measures against the pandemic and the changes after the decision to ease the measures to contain Covid-19 as of February 19.

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