Greece: Foreign Secretary meets Foreign Minister Dendias

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab met Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias today in London to discuss deepening UK-Greece bilateral ties, enduring solutions in Cyprus and co-operation on global issues, including climate change.

Both Ministers reaffirmed the strength of the UK-Greece relationship, noting 2021 marks 200 years since the beginning of the struggle that led to the foundation of the modern Greek state, in which the UK played a key role. The Ministers also discussed proposals for new initiatives to deepen UK-Greece co-operation, including in the fields of education, cultural exchange and defence.

The Foreign Secretary and Minister Dendias shared perspectives on prospects for an enduring solution in Cyprus, looking forward to upcoming talks under United Nations stewardship. The two Ministers also agreed on the importance of ambitious global action on climate change, an area where the UK and Greece continue to share knowledge and expertise.

Published 2 February 2021

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