Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis will chair a meeting of the National Foreign Policy Council on Thursday, September 15, according to an announcement by the Foreign ministry.
Lambrinidis will also be having a series of meetings on Friday. At 10 in the morning he will meet European Invesments Bank vice president Ploutarchos Sakellaris, who is expected to brief the Foreign minister on the activities of the European Investments Bank.
At 15:30 Lambrinidis will meet the Russian ambassador to Greece Vladimir Chkhikvishvili, while at 21:00 he will receive Nabel Saath, the envoy of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a member of the PLO's Executive Committee and Fatah's Foreign Relations Commissioner.
The Palestinian Authority's envoy is expected to brief the Greek minister on latest developments on the Middle East issue, also in light of the Palestinian Authority's recourse to the UN.