Greek Foreign Minister and Ambassador Spyrou meet to discuss Greek-Australian relations

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Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, and Australia’s Ambassador to Greece, Arthur Spyrou, held a working lunch on Thursday, February 17 in Athens.

According to a statement from the Greek Foreign Ministry, the officials had “a fruitful discussion on the enduring Greek-Australian ties, Greek diaspora in Australia and the latest regional developments.”

READ MORE: Ambassador Spyrou visits historic village named after Australian Major George Treloar.

For his part, Ambassador Spyrou said he was “honoured” to host Dendias at the Australian Embassy in Greece.

Ambassador Spyrou also thanked the Minister for being willing to talk about the bilateral relationship between Greece and Australia, as well as the potential for “closer trade and investment links.”

This working lunch is not the first time Ambassador Spyrou and Dendias have met.

READ MORE: Arthur Spyrou meets with Nikos Dendias and other Five Eyes Ambassadors.

Nikos Dendias also met with Ambassador Spyrou last year.

READ MORE: Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister meets with Ambassador Spyrou and THI Australia President.

In May last year, both officials attended a meeting with other Ambassadors from Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, to discuss the Greek diaspora and the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Ambassador Spyrou also recently met with His All Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia at the Phanar in Constantinople.

READ MORE: Ambassador Spyrou meets with Ecumenical Patriarch and Archbishop Makarios in Constantinople.

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