21 September, 2011
On September 19, Lambrinidis met with Foreign Minister of Egypt Mohamed Kamel Amr. Lambrinidis discussed with Amr issues of bilateral and regional interest
, as well as current developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Lambrinidis accepted an invitation from Amr to visit Egypt in the near future. A Greek business delegation will also accompany Lambrinidis in his trip to Egypt for examining prospects for further cooperation in a number of sectors, including tourism, commerce, health and energy.
On September 20, Lambrinidis also held a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
. "We talked about the Palestinians’ vision of attaining internationally recognized statehood and the very delicate negotiations, […] aimed at a real resolution of the problem, meaning the creation of a Palestinian state that will live in peace and security beside an Israeli state," Lambrinidis said after his meeting with Abbas.
Source: GREEK NEWS AGENDA issued by the Secretariat Genera