Bled, 30 August 2022 (TDI): Foreign Minister of Greece, Nikos Dendias met with Mevlut Cavusoglu, Foreign Minister of Turkiye, on the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum 2022, on Monday.
Ο ΥΠΕΞ Ν.Δένδιας είχε σύντομο κοινωνικό χαιρετισμό με ΥΠΕΞ Τουρκίας M.Cavusoglu στο περιθώριο του “2022 Bled Strategic Forum” pic.twitter.com/R1g5V0nAWL
— Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών (@GreeceMFA) August 29, 2022
Bled Strategic Forum is a meeting of individuals from different disciplines with a range of expertise that encourages discussion on global and regional issues. In the meeting, the participants discussed solutions to both current and future problems.
The Forum also provides a special chance for interaction with regional and international stakeholders.
Bled Strategic Forum 2022
To discuss a series of issues of pan-European and global interest, more than 25 Foreign Ministers participated in Bled Strategic Forum 2022.
The theme of this year’s Bled Strategic Forum is “The rule of power or the power of rules.” The forum discussed the effects of Russian aggression on Ukraine and multilateral global issues.
The Bled Strategic Forum’s attendees had discussions on the future of multilateralism and its role within the European Union (EU) on August 29 and 30, 2022. They also discussed the changed international order due to Russian intervention in Ukraine.
Several other global challenges were also discussed during the meeting. These include future of the economic growth, collaboration in the battle against climate change, difficulties with the European security architecture, digitalization, and cyber security.
The Foreign Minister of Greece also took an active part in the discussions. He said,
“Greece always co-signs every effort that contributes to security and stability. The issues concerning climate change, the huge challenge posed by climate change.
In fact, after the visit of the US President’s special climate envoy John Kerry to Athens, Greece taking over the organization of the “Our Ocean Conference” in 2024 on the issues of climate change in the oceans and seas.”
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Turkiye’s Foreign Minister on his part also explained Turkiye’s efforts to mediate in Russia and Ukraine conflict for a peaceful resolution. He stated,
“Meanwhile, of course, we have a principled stance and we are supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
We are providing support, maybe more than many other NATO allies, to Ukraine. And at the same time, we are also in dialogue with Russia, and that dialogue has been bearing fruits. I hope it will pave the wave to reach a cease-fire, truce, and lasting peace.”