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Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos to attend UN General Assembly

Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos is due to travel to New York on Sunday to attend the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations.

The foreign minister is scheduled to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday, with talks expected to center on Cyprus, Greece’s name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and developments in the Middle East.

He will also meet with his Cypriot and Egyptian counterparts to discuss the issue of maritime zones.

Venizelos’s trip to the US will end on September 27 following his address to the General Assembly.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is also expected to travel to New York on September 28.