Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, will welcome in Athens tomorrow, Tuesday, January 4, his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al-Saud.
There will be a private meeting of the two Ministers at 12:00, followed by expanded talks and a working lunch.
Joint statements to the Press are expected to take place at 13:30.
This visit, which is the second by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia in Athens in less than a year (he had previously participated in the Philia Forum in February 2021) follows the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, together with the Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, to Saudi Arabia last April and of course the Prime Minister’s visit last October.
Talks are expected to focus on bilateral relations in the fields of defence, the economy and investments, as well as on cooperation within international organizations.
Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf region are also expected to be thoroughly examined.