Announcement after the meeting of the Greek MFA, N. Kotzias, with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier

During their meeting in Athens on 29 October, the Foreign Ministers of Greece and Germany, Messrs. Kotzias and Steinmeier, looked at, among other things, the whole range of Greek-German bilateral relations.

The two Ministers agreed to impart fresh impetus to the relations between the two countries, focusing in particular on the following sectors:

1. The building of a new framework for the German-Greek partnership.

2. The establishment at the soonest possible time of a German-Greek Youth Foundation aimed at promoting dialogue and exchanges between the youth of the two countries.

3. Closer cooperation in the sectors of education and sciences, as well as further intensification of the already successful cooperation in the research sector.

4. The creation of joint institutions for transferring know-how, among other things, in the energy and health sectors.