Katrougalos: We commend Varvitsiotis’ letter to Osmani

The former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Syriza MP Georgios Katrougalos said his party commended the letter sent by Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis to his counterpart in North Macedonia Deputy PM Bujar Osmani.

“We commend the letter reported as sent by the Alternate Foreign Minister to his counterpart in North Macedonia on full implementation of the Prespa Agreement as an imperative and support to the neighboring country’s EU integration bid. We’re interested to hear the Minister’s explanation to those who believed in New Democracy’s preelection demagogy regarding deviations from the agreement. Syriza will seek that the letter be submitted to Parliament in accordance with Article 133 of the Rulebook,” Katrougalos said in a written statement.

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister in charge of European Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, in a letter to Deputy PM in charge of European Affairs Bujar Osmani said Greece supported North Macedonia’s EU integration bid, noting that full implementation of the Prespa Agreement was an imperative. In the letter, he also announced that a meeting of the countries’ officials in charge of EU affairs would be held soon, the Secretariat for European Affairs said Wednesday. The letter was sent in response to Osmani’s letter of congratulations to Varvitsiotis on his new post in hope of continued cooperation.