Japan-Greece Relations

January 29, 2020
(Photo 1) Mr. Wakamiya and Fragoyiannis shaking hands
(Photo 2) Photo session between Mr. Wakamiya and Fragoyiannis
(Photo 3) Meeting between Mr. Wakamiya and Fragoyiannis

On January 28, 2020, Mr. Kenji Wakamiya, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, met with Mr. Kostas Fragogiannis, Deputy Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Openness of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hellenic Republic, who was visiting Japan. The overview of the meeting is as follows.

  1. Mr. Wakamiya welcomed the visit of Mr. Fragogiannis to Japan and stated that Japan seeks to strengthen relations with Greece this year in which Tokyo Olympic Games will be held. Mr. Fragogiannis explained that the priority issues of the new government (established in July 2019) were improvement of the economy and promotion of business, and expressed his expectation to strengthen relations with Japan in economic and other fields. Mr. Fragogiannis also mentioned his expectation regarding the promotion of investments and tourists from Japan.
  2. The both sides exchanged views on the situation in East Asia, East Mediterranean and the Western Balkans.

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