FM Nikos Dendias to visit Benghazi, meet Libyan officials

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is scheduled to visit the Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, where he will have successive meetings with Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Hussein Atiya Abdul Hafeez Al Qatrani, Benghazi Mayor Saqr Bujwari and the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh Issa.

The foreign minister is expected to hold talks focusing on bilateral relations and regional developments, as well as on matters relating to the imminent start of operations by the Greek Consulate General in the city, the foreign ministry announced.

Joint statements are expected to be made after the meeting with the deputy prime minister at noon (Greek time) and with the Speaker of the Libyan parliament at 15:30 (Greek time).