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Aloni Meets with Greek Officials

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Shulamit Aloni, a member of Israel’s Knesset, met with Foreign Minister Karolos Papoulias for 90 minutes Monday and met later with Deputy Minister of Economics Kostas Roumeliotis.

Aloni, leader of the Citizens Rights Movement (CRM), was accompanied by Drora Kash, Secretary General of the International Center for Peace in the Middle East (ICPM). They arrived in Greece Sunday for a three-day official visit at the invitation of Papoulias.

According to a Foreign Ministry announcement, Papoulias and Aloni exchanged views on Middle East problems and Greek-Israel relations. They also discussed the problem of Cyprus.

Aloni will be guest of honor at a dinner hosted by Papoulias Monday evening. Yehezkel Barnea, Israel’s Consular representative in Greece, will attend. During her stay here, Aloni will also meet with Laiou-Antoniou, an advisor to Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou with whom she will discuss equal rights of men and women. She is scheduled to dine with the Prime Minister’s wife, Margarita Papandreou.

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