Luxembourg, 19 October 2021(TDI): Foreign Minister of Greece, Nikos Dendias set on a tour to Luxembourg to attend the EU meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) yesterday. Greek Foreign Minister also met with his Luxembourger counterpart, Jean Asselborn on the sideline of the EU FAC meeting.
FM @NikosDendias meets w/ 🇱🇺 counterpart J. #Asselborn in the margins of tdy’s #EU #FAC – talks focus on dvpts in the #EasternMediterranean & #MENA regions, EU-Turkey relations, as well as on strengthening the 🇪🇺’s global standing pic.twitter.com/JlK9WsGRfA
— Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών (@GreeceMFA) October 18, 2021
During their meeting, both the officials discussed the situation and developments in the East Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East. Both the officials also deliberated on the EU-Turkey relations and enhancing the EU’s global position.
According to the recent announcement by the Greek Foreign Ministry, the Council meeting will discuss regional and international developments including Afghanistan and Tunisia. The meeting will also focus on the issues surrounding the Western Balkans and Gulf-EU relations.
Climate diplomacy ahead of COP26 would also be an item on the council’s agenda. Furthermore, the council’s meeting is due to approve conclusions on Bosnia and Herzegovina/Operation EUFOR Althea.