FM Dendias to meet French counterpart Le Drian in Athens on Friday

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is to meet his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian at 11:00 on Friday. After the two foreign ministers meet at the Greek foreign ministry, there will be broader meeting including the delegations of the two sides, followed by joint statements to the press at 12:15.

The discussion is expected to focus on the excellent level of Greek-French bilateral relations after these were upgraded through the signing of the Greece-France Strategic Partnership Agreement, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Cyprus issue, developments in the Sahel and enhancing cooperation on issues of common interest, a foreign ministry announcement said.