With the participation of Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and France, the first meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Friendship Forum (“Philia Forum”), organized by Greece, will be held today in Athens.
Participating Ministers will discuss the prospects of strengthening regional co-operation on a wide range of issues of common interest, based on a positive approach, and consider ways to co-operate more effectively in efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its wider implications. of.
In the Forum that will start with a greeting from the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis around 11.15 am while around 13:30 joint statements of the seven Foreign Ministers are planned.
On the sidelines of the Forum, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulidis will have separate meetings with his counterparts, during which he will have the opportunity to discuss issues of bilateral interest.