Greek Foreign Minister sets up several bilateral meetings in New York



Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is in New York to participate in the Ministerial Week of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is also scheduled to have bilateral meetings with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Lebanon, Jordan, the UAE, Palestine, Peru, Azerbaijan, Morocco, and Kazakhstan, and with representatives of international and regional organizations, as well as representatives of Cypriot and Jewish organisations.

Kotzias participated in the ministerial working dinner on developments in the Middle East (23/9), President Trump’s event on tackling the world drug problem (24/9) and today is scheduled to participate at the UN Secretary-General’s Meeting on action for Peacekeeping (25/9), and the Round Table discussion on the role of education for countering racism and discrimination (26/9).

He will also participate in the Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (24/9), as well as in the Transatlantic Dinner of Foreign Ministers (25/9), where he will have the opportunity to promote Greece’s positions.

Mr. Kotzias’ program also includes the Quadrilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Bulgaria, Croatia, and Romania (26/9). In addition, on 27/9 and for the second year in a row, the Ministerial Meeting of the countries participating in the Ancient Civilizations Forum (ACForum), will convene on the margins of the Assembly. It was launched in Athens, in April 2017, at the initiative of the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi.