Russia’s Foreign Minister Departs for Greece for High-Profile Talks

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov departed for Greece on Tuesday where he will discuss with the country’s leadership EU-Russia relations and the situation in Syria.

Lavrov plans to hold talks in Athens with his Greek counterpart Evangelos Venizelos. He also intends to meet with President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. In addition, Lavrov and Venizelos will speak at the opening of the conference “Ioannis Kapodistrias and modern Russian-Greek relations,” which will be held during the visit within the framework of events dedicated to the 185th anniversary of the inauguration of the first president of Greece.

The purpose of the visit is “to continue the political dialogue with the Greek side on a wide range of bilateral and international issues.”

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