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Dendias Visits Rwanda, Lays Wreath at Genocide Memorial

November 5, 2021

KIGALI, Rwanda – Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias began his visit to Rwanda on Friday by laying a wreath at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in the honour of the victims of the Tutsi genocide. “I am deeeply moved and touched by my visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial. The tremendous atrocities of 1994 are iconic. I feel deep respect for those courageous men that chose the difficult way of conciliation and I wish the people of Rwanda strength and prosperity. They are an example for the world,” wrote Dendias in the visitors’ book.

The first visit by a Greek foreign minister to the region marks Greece’s desire to upgrade its relations with African countries, as well as upgrading its presence in sub-Saharian Africa, Dendias said.

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