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First Foreign Woman Enters French Academy


doraspeechForeign Minister Dora Bakoyannis became the first foreign woman to be elected as an associate member of France’s prestigious Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques yesterday. Bakoyannis stressed that her election was a great honour, not only for herself but for Greece as well. On this occasion, she also met the French Prime Minister Francois Fillon yesterday in Paris to discuss issues regarding the reinforcement of solidarity among Eurozone countries, based on the proposal already put forward by France. Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Statement of Dora Bakoyannis following her meeting with French Prime Minister François Fillon