Mitsotakis Meets IAO President Sergei Gavrilov

ATHENS — Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed the protection of religious freedom as well as issues of inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue during his meeting on Monday with the General Secretary of the Interparliamentary Assemby on Orthodoxy (IAO) Maximos Charakopoulos and IAO President Sergei Gavrilov, also a member of the Russian Duma, at the Maximos Mansion.

During the meeting, they noted that the Assembly was founded in 1993, following an initiative launched by former Greek premier Constantine Mitsotakis, while adding that the next general assembly will take place on Crete on July 22 to 24, in what amounts to a vote of confidence in the way Greece has addressed the pandemic, sending a positive message for the promotion of pilgrimage tourism.


ATHENS - Government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou on Thursday described the arrival of the first six Rafale military aircraft from France on Wednesday as a geostrategic development of high importance, which makes the Greek Air Force one of the strongest in the region, seals the Defence Agreement with France while promoting the strategic autonomy of the European Union.

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