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Deputy FM Amanatidis meets with an AHEPA delegation (Foreign Ministry, 13 May 2016)
Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis met on Friday, 13 May, with president John W. Galanis and a delegation from the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA). The Director General of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad, Michael Kokkinos, also participated in the meeting.
During the meeting, which was carried out in a friendly atmosphere, there was an exchange of views on current issues of Greek interest. Mr. Amanatidis noted that “Greece is managing and is turning a new page,” and he was briefed on AHEPA’s current activities and programme.
Mr. Amanatidis reiterated the government’s will to further deepen and strengthen cooperation with Greeks abroad. In this context, he presented an outline of the initiatives that are to be undertaken by the government in the immediate future and are aimed at satisfying longstanding requests of Greeks abroad.
Finally, Mr. Amanatidis did not omit to thank AHEPA for its enduring and constructive contribution, with particular emphasis on its active assistance in confronting the refugee crisis.