x

Greece

A Minute’s Silence in Memory of Manolis Glezos at Greek Parliamentary Committees

March 31, 2020
ANA

ATHENS – A minute’s silence in the memory of veteran leftist Manolis Glezos was observed in the Greek parliament during the meetings of the committees on economic and social affairs on Tuesday.

Party deputies who are members in the committees made brief statements.

“He represented Greek people in a dignified and noteworthy manner as a member of parliament,” said New Democracy’s Vassilis Economou, chairman of the committee on social affairs.

“Manolis Glezos was a great Greek,” said Syriza’s Nikos Pappas, “who dedicated his life to democracy, freedom and the struggles against fascism.”

KINAL’s (Movement For Change) Andreas Poulas said “he gave us lessons in honesty and actionable beliefs, and served as a great example for future generations.”

“We express our heartfelt condolences to his family on the death of the Greek resistance fighter Manolis Glezos,” said George Lambroulis of the Greek Communist Party.

Vassilis Viliardos of Greek Solution party called Glezos “a real patriot” and expressed his deep condolences to his family.

“The loss of Manolis Glezos is immense for our country. He was a great fighter who never knelt, never bowed his head, never obeyed – but fought to the end for our people,” said Fotini Bakadima of MeRA25 party and added that Glezos “will be an eternal symbol of struggle and self-denial in the face of greater good.”

In a statement, Glezos’ family said that his funeral service will attended strictly by close family members only, in line with current preventive measures against the coronavirus.

RELATED

Navarino Challenge, Greece’s top sports tourism celebration with the best wellness program, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on October 21-23, hosting world class names in sports and more than 40 activities at Costa Navarino and Pylos.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

After Amazon, Google’s First Cloud Region Coming to Greece

ATHENS - Despite having a costly Internet that’s the slowest in the European Union, Greece is continuing to attract high-tech giants, with Alphabet’s Google planning to create its first cloud region in the country.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.