German foreign minister to visit Greece on December 4-5


German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is due in Greece for a two-day visit on Sunday and Monday, where among other engagements, he will inaugurate an exhibition in Thessaloniki.

On Sunday, Steinmeier will be welcomed by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at 5.30 p.m. in Athens and then hold an official meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias.

Beforehand, Kotzias and Steinmeier are scheduled to inaugurate an exhibition at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. “Fragmented Memories” is organized by the Goethe Institute in cooperation with the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, and presents art and archival material relating to the 1930-1950 period of the city’s history.

Steinmeier will meet with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday morning.