Dendias in Italy: Athens and Rome share close historic ties, common vision for a stronger EU

Luigi Di Maio Nikos Dendias

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, who is on a visit to Rome and the Vatican, met with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio on Monday.

“Greece and Rome share close historic ties and a common vision for a stronger EU,” posted the Greek foreign minister on Twitter after the meeting.

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Dendias and Di Maio also discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and cooperation within the EU.

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The pair also discussed regional issues with a focus on Libya, the Western Balkans, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

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The Greek foreign minister also exchanged with Di Maio the instruments of the ratification of the Greek-Italian Agreement on Delimitation of their respective Maritime Zones.

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