Dendias on 3-day working visit to Bahrain

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias Cyprus

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias is heading to Bahrain’s capital city Manama for a 3-day official visit on Saturday, the ministry reported on Friday, where he will be attending the annual forum ‘Manama Dialogue’ (November 19-21).

Among the Greek minister’s scheduled meetings is one with his counterpart of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani on Monday where talks are expected to focus on bilateral relations.

They will also discuss developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East in the Gulf and in Libya, and also in Greece’s cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council.

The foreign minister will then be received by Prime Minister of Bahrain and heir to the throne Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

In the context of ‘Manama Dialogue’, Dendias is expected to meet with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein, and with Israeli National Security Adviser Eyal Hulata.

On Sunday, the Greek head of diplomacy is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani, followed by one with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.

Also on Sunday, Dendias will be attending the discussion ‘Conflict Termination in the Wider Region’ at ‘Manama Dialogue’.

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