Visit of Turkish and Greek Foreign Ministers to Israel

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
April 24, 2002

The Foreign Minister of Greece, George Papandreou, and the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Ismail Cem, will arrive this afternoon (April 24) for a joint one-day working visit to Israel.

During their visit, the Foreign Ministers will meet with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Foreign Minister Shimon Peres. They will discuss recent developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In addition, they will discuss bilateral issues, and ways of advancing bilateral relations.

The Foreign Ministers of Greece and Turkey will be accompanied by senior officials and journalists.