Chancellor Merkel hails the 6th Greek-German assembly in Napflio

The 6th Greek-German assembly held on Thursday in Napflio, Greece, focused on the important role that local administation can play in a united Europe to the benefit of its citizens and states.

Addressing the assembly, Deputy Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development and German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s personal envoy in the Greek-German assembly Hans-Joachim Fuchtel said that Greece is well on course and stressed the importance of keeping up the effort.

Germany’s ambassador to Greece Peter Soof and the Vice President of the German Association of Municipalities Roger also addressed the meeting underlining the importance of the Greek-German assembly and the cooperation between the two countries.

The proceedings were completed with a video message by German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, who welcomed the fact that the conference took place in the historical city of Nafplion, Greece. This means, she added that the work of the Greek-German Assembly is recognised. Moreover, the Chancellor stressed the importance of the German-Greek cooperation and learning from one another.