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Bilateral Relations Greece – Vietnam

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Deputy Foreign Minister Petros Doukas signed three Greek-Vietnamese bilateral cooperation agreements yesterday in Hanoi, Vietnam, specifically: an agreement on the promotion and mutual protection of investments; a memorandum of understanding furthering consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries on the information exchange and international cooperation, and a memorandum of understanding in the energy sector, favouring joint ventures and investment promotion. Finally, other sectors discussed include ship-building, agricultural product processing, fish farming, construction materials, and tourism. Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Greece-Vietnam Bilateral Relations


Economic Cooperation Greece – Serbia

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)      Ushering a new period of economic cooperation between Greece and Serbia, Foreign Affairs and Economy and Finance Ministries have agreed that Greece should contribute to the financing of the “Corridor 10” (as part of the Pan European Corridors) linking Thessaloniki to Belgrade and Salzburg. The estimated cost of the Corridor’s part in Serbia is €475 million, and Greece’s participation amounts to €100 million. The visit’s itinerary included a business meeting hosted by the Greek Serbian Business Council on October 9, during which, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Petros Doukas noted that Greek investments in Serbia have exceeded €2.5 billion to date and that more than 27,000 Serbians are employed in Greek enterprises. The project for Greece’s participation in the Corridor 10’s construction is financed by the Hellenic Plan for the Economic Reconstruction of the Balkans (HiPERB). European Economic and Social Committee: Pan European Corridors (2003); Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Greece-Serbia Bilateral Relations (Economic and trade relations/development cooperation) & Economic Diplomacy