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Greece's President Pavlopoulos extends condolences for victims of Manchester attack

23/05/2017



The general secretary of the Greek Presidency Ambassador Georgios Gennimatas conveyed on Tuesday to the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Greece Kate Smith, Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos' sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the terror attack in Manchester. He also sent wishes for speedy recovery to those injured.

The ambassador also received a telegram of condolence from Archibishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece.

"It is with especial grief that I was informed of the tragic incident involving the sudden death and injury of so many innocent young people in Manchester, England," the archbishop said, adding his deep condolences and his heartfelt wish that "God will rest the souls of the departed and provide good solace to their families."

Earlier on Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras condemned the terrorist attack in a post on Twitter, expressing solidarity with the British people and support to the relatives of the victims.
Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis also condemned the attack. "Our thoughts and prayers are with them. Abhorrence and indignation," he said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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