First official visit to Greece: Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General meets the Minister of Foreign Affairs

February 25, 2019
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The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Secretary General, Nasser Kamel, paid a working visit to Athens from 19 to 20 February 2019, where he was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, George Katrougalos.

During their meeting, Secretary General Kamel expressed his appreciation to the Minister for the support of his country to the UfM, highlighting the role of Greece as a strong proponent of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, and a country with a rich Mediterranean heritage. On his side, Minister Katrougalos expressed his regard for the added value that the UfM brings to the region, while stressing that the UfM can rely on the continued support of his country.

Furthermore, the UfM Secretary General participated as a key note speaker in an event, organised by the Institute for the Mediterranean of the European Administrative Law Organization (EPLO), on the occasion of the “10th anniversary of the establishment of the Union for the Mediterranean”.


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