Press release

Foreign Secretary on first official visit to Greece

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is visiting Athens on 6 and 7 April.

British Embassy in Athens
British Embassy in Athens

The Foreign Secretary is visiting Greece to underline the strength of the UK-Greece relationship and our cooperation on a wide range of areas including migration, organised crime and counter terrorism.

During his visit the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias.

Speaking from Athens, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

Greece is an important partner for the UK. We work closely together on our joint security and defence objectives in the region and our shared goal of a Cyprus Settlement. As we prepare to leave the EU, I look forward to strengthening our historic ties.

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Published 6 April 2017