THE Foreign Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis had a telephone conversation today in a very good atmosphere with Ukrainian counterpart of Dmytro Kuleba.

The two Ministers referred to the historical ties between Greece and Ukraine and the centuries-old presence of Hellenism in Odessa and Mariupol.

Foreign Minister G. Gerapetritis emphasized that Greece encourages all international initiatives aimed at restoring Ukraine’s sovereignty and preventing humanitarian crises.

For his part, Foreign Minister Kuleba thanked his Greek counterpart for Greece’s accession to the G7 Joint Declaration in support of Ukraine.

The two Ministers reaffirmed their will to expand bilateral cooperation and agreed to carry out visits:
of the Ukrainian Foreign Minister in Athens, and then of the Foreign Minister Gerapetritis in Kyiv & Odessa together with the Foreign Minister Kuleba.