12 September, 2005
Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis is expected to arrive in New York on Tuesday to attend the United Nations' summit. He will be accompanied on his visit by Foreign Minister Petros Molyviatis, Deputy Foreign Ministers Yiannis Valinakis and Evripidis Stylianidis, alternate government spokesman Evangelos Antonaros and other government officials.
Karamanlis will be addressing the UN summit at about 5.45 p.m. (Greek time) on Friday and will also be attending the Security Council summit on Wednesday, since Greece is a non-permanent Security Council member for the two-year period of 2005-2006.
The prime minister will participate in a roundtable discussion on Security Council reforms on Thursday and will have a series of bilateral meetings with several heads of state and government.
Karamanlis will further attend a reception given by U.S. President George W. Bush in honor of the heads of state and government who will be attending the summit. He will also attend the welcoming breakfast given by the summit's joint presidents, as well as the official luncheon by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Karamanlis and Molyviatis will be honored with the "Justice for Cyprus" award during an event organized by the Cypriot Federation of America. Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos will be present at the event.
Source: Athens News Agency