Deputy Employment Minister Anna Dalara, who is responsible for immigration issues, is in New York and will be meeting UN officials for talks on the immigration question. She will then be going to Washington to represent Greece at an international conference.

On the occasion of her visit to New York, Dalara met with the Archbishop of America Demetrius on Friday night (Greek time).

Speaking after the meeting, Dalara said, among other things, that "I had the great honour and pleasure of being received by the Archbishop today. I am here for a series of contacts at the UN on the immigration issue, and then I will be meeting in Washington with immigration ministers of European countries, as well as of the US and Canada, in the framework of a special conference."