Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ telephone conversation with the Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a telephone conversation with the new Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz. The Prime Minister congratulated Mr. Scholz on assuming his duties and expressed the will of the Greek side to strengthen bilateral relations.

The two leaders exchanged views on developments in Ukraine, stressing the need to maintain European unity, open channels with Russia and respect for Ukraine’s territorial integrity, as an aggressive move would have serious consequences.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis informed Olaf Scholz about the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean. They also discussed developments in the Western Balkans. The Prime Minister underlined that there is a positive dynamic for the strengthening of bilateral economic relations and for German investments in Greece.

Messrs. Mitsotakis and Scholz agreed to meet as soon as possible.