Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou affirmed the enduring significance of the Treaty of Lausanne on its 100th anniversary during the opening of an international conference organized by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) on Monday.
At a ceremony this morning, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel accepted the position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the Acting Foreign Minister Ivan Kondov.
"All together we must defend the place and role of our country in the EU and in the world. Let's turn challenges into opportunities," said Gabriel during the ceremony.
Slovenia has opened an embassy in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The second residential Slovenian embassy in Africa after Cairo will be headed by a charge d'affaires until an ambassador is appointed.
By opening a new residential embassy on the continent, Slovenia seeks to strengthen relations with Ethiopia and countries in the broader region, the Foreign Ministry said.