Greek National Defense Minister meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi at UAE

Greek National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos met on Sunday with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The two men discussed geopolitical developments in the region and boosting bilateral relations in defense.

Panagiotopoulos, who is on a three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates, stressed that Greece’s strategic relationship with the UAE promoted security and stability in the greater region.

The Greek minister attended the opening of the IDEX 2021 international defence and NAVDEX 2021 Naval Defence & Maritime Security Exhibitions at Abu Dhabi that are funded by UAE President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He also paid a visit to the Greek pavilions of the expos, where he met with representatives of the Greek defense industry taking part in the international events.