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Minister of Foreign Affairs N. Kotzias to visit Latvia (Riga, 06.09.2017) and participate in the informal "Gymnich" meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Tallinn, 07-08.09.2017)

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias will be visiting Riga on Wednesday, 6 September, to meet with his Latvian counterpart, Edgars Rinkēvičs, and the Deputy Speaker of the Latvian Parliament (Saeima), Inese Lībiņa-Egnere. He will also be received by the country's Prime Minister, Māris Kučinskis.

On Thursday and Friday, 7 and 8 September, Mr. Kotzias will participate in the informal meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union (Gymnich), which will take place in Tallinn, in the context of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

The European Ministers of Foreign Affairs will be focusing on the Middle East Peace Process, the working methods of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, the Union's policy on human rights and the developments in the Korean Peninsula. Finally, the Minister of Foreign Affairs will take part in a joint meeting of EU Foreign Affairs and Defence Ministers.

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