Dendias in Lisbon for informal Gymnich meeting on Thursday


Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel to Lisbon on Wednesday for a European Union Foreign Ministers informal meeting (Gymnich) on Thursday.

According to a statement from the Foreign Ministry in Athens, talks will focus on relations with Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Indo-Pacific.

Portugal holds the presidency of the Council of the EU.

Gymnich is the name of a German castle where the first such meeting was held in 1974.