Greece and FYROM meet to build more ‘confidence’

The foreign ministers and government officials from Greece and FYROM met in Athens on Tuesday in what was their sixth meeting on confidence-building measures (CBMs).

The meeting had been scheduled after agreement between the two countries in Skopje, on 24 June 2015 and focused on issues including transport, energy, police cooperation, civil protection and culture.

The Greek Foreign ministry in a press announcement said the meeting was a continuation “of the friendly and constructive dialogue on mutually agreed topics, including connectivity projects in the field of transport and energy, police cooperation, European programs, culture, education, civil protection, public administration, health, diplomatic academies’ cooperation and launching business initiatives,”

Participating in the meeting were also experts from relevant national institutions who contributed to the discussion.

Participants decided that the next round will be held in Skopje. The progress of the CBM process will be discussed again during the upcoming meeting of the foreign ministers of the two countries in Skopje on 31 August 2017.

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.