FM Dendias to join EU colleagues on coronavirus-related call on Monday

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias will represent Greece at video conference of the EU Foreign Affairs Council at 11:00 Brussels time on Monday.

According to EU and ministry statements, ministers will discuss pressing issues on the international agenda, particularly the implications of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) for foreign affairs, with a focus on repatriation of EU citizens stranded abroad, as well as the geopolitical implications of the pandemic.

They may also touch upon Libya and the situation in Syria and its impact on EU’s external borders with Turkey.

The video conference meeting will be chaird by Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.