First Greece-North Macedonia Ministerial Meeting Takes Place in Athens

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The first meeting of the Special Inter-ministerial committee of Greece and North Macedonia took place in Athens on Monday.

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou opened the discussions by saying that “our aim is to add flesh and bones to the Prespa Agreement.”

“We are here,” she added, “to coordinate all actions, so that our mutual interests and the significance of the Prespa Agreement is highlighted.”

Anagnostopoulou mentioned that the two sides were determined to ”build the necessary political framework,” so that they can see ”the partnerships work out as soon as possible.”

The Special Inter-ministerial Committee was attended by general secretaries and general directors from both Greek and North Macedonian foreign ministries, according to a statement issued by the Greek Foreign Ministry.

The Inter-ministerial committee will have a series of meetings during the upcoming days. The talks will focus on issues such as agriculture, civil protection, energy, the environment, industry, education, research and technology, health, transport and cross-border cooperation.

With information from A.M.N.A.