After all, a discussion on current bilateral and European issues was held today in Athens by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Germany’s Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs and Climate Anna Lührmann during a working lunch.
At the center of the discussions were issues of European interest such as the search for common solutions to deal with the energy crisis, climate change, immigration, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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At the same time, there was an exchange of views on the enlargement of the EU towards the Western Balkans, the political situation of the countries in the region and the need for EU reforms in order to take an active geopolitical role in a period of increasing challenges.
Both interlocutors emphasized the growing importance of the Eastern Mediterranean in the efforts being made to diversify the energy routes to Europe.
In addition, Mr. Varvitsiotis informed his interlocutor about the ongoing Turkish provocation towards Greece and Cyprus and its consequences for peace and stability in the wider region.