Athens, J’lem announce joint diaspora conference

29.02.2012                      06.Adar. 5772

Diplomatie:

Athens, J'lem announce joint diaspora conference

Unique conference to take place this summer; Greek deputy foreign minister key factor in vastly improved relations.

Greece and Israel announced Tuesday a unique diaspora conference, the brainchild of visiting Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitrios Dollis, to take place in Thessaloniki (Salonika) this summer.
The idea to discuss how Greece and Israel can strengthen their ties with their diaspora communities isn’t Dollis’s only brainchild – he is also widely credited with being a major force behind Athens’ dramatic realignment of its foreign policy toward Israel….