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15 April, 2000
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres will visit Athens this month to participate in a round-table discussion focusing on SE Europe and the eastern Mediterranean.
The current minister of regional cooperation in the Barak government will be in Greece from April 17 to 19 for the event, organized by the "Economist" magazine and entitled "Reconstruction, Development and Security in SE Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean".
According to a press release issued by the Israeli embassy in Athens, Greek President Kostis Stephanopoulos, FM George Papandreou and Athens Mayor Dimitris Avramopoulos, among others, will receive Peres.
The visit marks the veteran Israeli leader's third to Greece over the last year and a half.
Source: Athens News Agency