Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas on Monday will be in Budapest, Hungary to participate in the two-day 10th meeting of the ASEM (Asia-Europe) group's foreign ministers' conference. The meeting's theme is entitled "Working together on non -traditional security challenges". On the meeting's sidelines, the Greek Foreign minister will have bilateral meetings with several of his counterparts.
FM on visit to Mount Athos
Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas arrived on the Mount Athos monastic community on Saturday for a two-day visit, as the semi-autonomous territory located on a northern Greece promontory falls under the foreign ministry's jurisdiction.
Droutsas also chairs an inter-ministerial committee established to study and promote Mount Athos and to focus on the issues pertinent to the renowned Orthodox all-male monastic community.
The FM was accompanied by top ministry officials and the state-appointed governor of Mount Athos, A. Kasmiroglou.