Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis will be discussing a series of issues of mutual interest for the two countries, focusing on developments on the economic situation in Greece and its European dimension with his Austrian counterpart, Vice Chancellor of the Austrian government and leader of the conservative People's Party Michael Spindelegger during their meeting in Vienna on Thursday.
Talks between the two foreign ministers are also expected to include the issue of the Western Balkans and the Greek initiative "Agenda 2014", Turkey's European perspective as well as the situation in North Africa and the Middle East.
The Greek Foreign minister is expected to brief his Austrian counterpart on the government's efforts to tackle and overcome the economic and fiscal crisis, the great structural reforms that it has promoted and which already have positive results with many sacrifices by the Greek people.