Mitsotakis in Paris: Greece and France deepening strategic collaboration

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Speaking from the French capital of Paris on Monday evening, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Greece’s national broadcaster ERT that “we are heading towards a substantial deepening of the strategic collaboration between Greece and France.”

Replying to a reporter’s question on how close the two countries are to signing a defense agreement, the Greek premier noted that he will be holding a lengthy discussion with French President Emmanuel Macron with announcements on Tuesday morning.

Currently in Paris for the opening of the exhibition ‘Paris-Athens: Birth of Modern Greece’ at the Louvre Museum, Mitsotakis was received by President Macron at the Louvre.

The two leaders inaugurated the exhibition together and then held a working dinner at the Palais des Champs-Elysees.

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