Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas on Monday met with visiting Serbian Deputy Prime Minister for EU Integration Bozidar Djelic, with the former again reiterating Greece’s support towards Serbia’s European prospects.
Droutsas stressed during the meeting that the Balkan states’ EU accession constitutes a strategic goal for Greece, adding that Serbia’s European prospect is being supported by the Greek government within this framework.
On his part, Djelic referred to Greece’s initiative aimed at promoting the European accession course of the western Balkan states - known as Agenda 2014 - and to a new momentum it has created.
He also referred to the future prospects of bilateral trade and business relations, underlining that roughly 250 Greek businesses are currently active in Serbia placing Greece third among the major investors in the country.
Djelic is in Athens to attend a business forum hosted by the Greece-Serbia Business Council on Tuesday. The forum will be addressed by Deputy Foreign Minister Spyros Kouvelis.
On Tuesday morning, Djelic will meet with Alternate Foreign Minister Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou.