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Greek President Expresses Condolences on Death of Prince Philip

ATHENS — President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou expressed her condolences over the death of Britain's Prince Philip in a post on social media on Friday.

On Twitter, Sakellaropoulou wrote in English: "The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, who was born in Corfu, served his country with devotion for many decades. I extend my warm condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the members of the Royal Family and the British people."

Her post was accompanied by a photograph of Prince Philip as a child wearing Evzone attire.

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