Greek Foreign Minister to Visit Morocco, Strengthen ‘Excellent’ Ties

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias

Rabat – Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias will is set to visit Morocco on Wednesday, January 15.

The official will discuss issues of common interest with Moroccan officials, a statement from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

The talks will focus on reinforcing bilateral cooperation. The situation in the Mediterranean region will also be on the agenda.

Greece said that it supports political relations between the two countries, describing the Rabat-Athens ties as “excellent.”

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The Greek Foreign ministry says that the diplomatic ties between the two countries are “favored by both the absence of bilateral problems and the important relations between Morocco and the EU.”

The country also advocates Morocco’s strong relations with EU countries.

“Greece recognizes the constructive role of Morocco in the Arab world and in North Africa,” says the ministry.

In 2018, Morocco’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita received the Greek Secretary of State for European Affairs, Georgios Katrouglas.

The meeting served as an opportunity to discuss means to bolster bilateral ties, with both countries vowing to reinforce diplomatic relations.

The visit, according to the Greek official, also aimed to enhance the political coordination and economic cooperation between the two countries.