Kotzias says foreign ministry working to resolve problems of the past

The foreign ministry is working to resolve problems of the past and improve the country’s standing, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Tuesday, during a New Year cake-cutting ceremony at the ministry.

“[The foreign ministry] is one where we work in difficult conditions for the good of the country, for the improvement of the country’s standing internationally, to resolve the problems of the past, so that we do not remain trapped in history,” he said and thanked ministry employees for putting in long hours.