Three day visit in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia will realize Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis. He is accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dora Bakoyanni. In his statements after the meeting, Mr Karamanlis repeated the support of Greece in the Euro-Atlantic course of Croatia. Mr Karamanlis reported that the bilateral political relations are most excellent, but stressed that it needs more efforts, in order that the bilateral economic relations reach the excellent level of political relations. Regarding entering in NATO, Mr. Karamanlis underlined that Croatia have made important progress and Greece aspire in prospect of mission of call of attendance in the Alliance at the upcoming Summit, in 2008. From his side the Croat Prime Minister reported that Greece constitutes constant supporter of Euro-Atlantic course of Croatia and that Mr Karamanlis committed their support to Croatia, so he becomes a permanent member of Council of Safety. Mr Sananter marked that he accepted the invitation of the Prime Minister to visit Greece in the first half-year period of 2008 and marked that in this visit he will be accompanied by businessmen and economic elements. The Prime Minister had also a meeting with the Croat chairman, Stipe Mesjts, while later he held a speech to the festive meeting of ministerial council of 15 years from the foundation of Croatia. Little later it left for Ljubljana, where he has met the Slovenian Prime Minister, Gjanez Gjansa In 15:45 Mr Karamanlis left for the Cultural and Congress Centre "Cankarjev Dom", where was held the ceremony of the integration of Slovenia in the Euro. In the evening he will have a business dinner with the Prime Minister of Slovenia. Tuesday morning the Prime Minister left to Belgrade, where he has met the chairman of Serbia, Boris Tantich, and the Prime Minister, Vojslav Kostounjtsa.
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