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30 November, 2000
Greece has submitted for EU approval and co-funding joint program papers between Greece-Bulgaria, Greece-FYROM, Greece-Cyprus and Greece-Albania, in the framework of the EU's Interreg program.
The total budget of these projects reaches 173 billion drachmas, of which 88.4 billion are covering the cross-border cooperation between Greece and Bulgaria.
National Economy Deputy Minister Christos Pahtas said that Greece could successfully promote projects and actions for economic and social cohesion and for establishing peace in the sensitive Balkan region.
Source: Athens News Agency