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Kagame holds talks with Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

By IGIHE
On 6 November 2021 at 06:24

President Paul Kagame yesterday received the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias and his delegation at Urugwiro Village where they held talks revolving around strengthening bilateral cooperation between Rwanda and Greece, regional issues as well as the Africa-EU relationship.

Nikos Dendias who is in Rwanda for an official visit to deepen Rwanda-Greece relations and cooperation in areas of common interest was hosted at Village Urugwiro after holding talks with his counterpart of Rwanda, Dr. Vincent Biruta.

During their discussions, Nikos and Dr. Biruta signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in Political Consultations and diplomatic training.

His visit coincided with the donation of 332,800 AstraZeneca doses of COVID-19 shipped to Rwanda on Friday 5th November 2021.

Dendias has revealed via Twitter handle that his talks with Kagame focused on different areas including Greece’s contribution to the fight against COVID-19.

Rwanda, Greece enjoy existing relations in different areas. In July 2021, Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Jean Bosco Kazura visited Athens, the capital of Greece to strengthen cooperation.

He was welcomed by Gen Konstantinos Floros, Chief of Defence Staff of the Greek Defence Force.

In 2018, both countries signed air service agreement.

During his stay in Rwanda, Dendias visited Kigali Genocide Memorial where he paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi laid there. He also met with officials from different public institutions including Rwanda Governance Board.

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs and his delegation in a group photo with President Paul Kagame and Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vincent Biruta.
President Paul Kagame has hosted Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs at Village Urugwiro.

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