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Greek PM Mitsotakis to Bloomberg: I Want to Preserve the Good Relations with Britain

December 1, 2023

ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in an interview with Bloomberg on Friday said he wants to preserve good relations with London, following a cancellation of his meeting with his British counterpart Rishi Sunak amid a dispute over the so-called Parthenon Sculptures.

“I certainly want to leave this unfortunate incident behind me, but it always takes two to tango,” Mitsotakis said.

“In the spirit of longstanding good relations our two countries have, which I surely intend to preserve, I don’t have much to add,” he said.

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