FM Gerapetritis welcomes truce for hostage release and aid into Gaza

“I would like to welcome today’s agreement on a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the release of 50 hostages who were kidnapped after the terrorist attack of October 7,” Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis said in a statement on Wednesday.
“The Greek government had promptly suggested and urgently raised the need for a humanitarian pause and the creation of viable humanitarian corridors. In this direction, we had taken all the necessary actions,” he noted.
“There should now be, in implementation of the agreement, an immediate and unhindered flow of humanitarian aid and the provision of medical care to those who need it, as well as intensifying the effort for definitive peace in the region,” he concluded.

Gerapetritis in Madrid for EU Med-9 summit
The Minister of Foreign Affairs George Gerapetritis will travel to Madrid on Wednesday in order to participate in the first meeting of foreign ministers of the Euro-Med Group Med-9, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The situation in the Middle East and cooperation with the countries of the Southern Neighborhood are on the agenda of the meeting.