10 February 2017

MGIMO Welcomes Greek Consul General in Moscow Eleni Vakali

February 8th, MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Victor Kirillov welcomed the new Consul General of Greece in Moscow Eleni Vakali.

In his opening remarks, Victor Kirillov spoke about the fruitful cooperation between MGIMO and the Greek Consulate General over recent years and described some of the successful events the sides implemented together, such as the Performance of the Greek Theatre of New York at MGIMO in December 2015. The parties reviewed the prospects for further collaboration.

Eleni Vakali met with students studying Greek and remarked on the high level of language training at MGIMO. The audience asked the speaker many questions, explained why they had decided to learn Greek and spoke of the summer school they attended in Greece.

As the meeting came to a close, the Consul General thanked the students and faculty members of the University for their warm welcome and promised to support any projects aiming at developing bilateral relations.

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