New Consul General Visits The National Herald

LONG ISLAND CITY – The new Consul General of Greece in New York, Konstantinos Koutras, recently visited the main New York offices of the National Herald, accompanied by Consul Manos Koubarakis, and spoke with Publisher-Editor Antonis H. Diamataris.

Koutras congratulated Diamataris on the 101st anniversary of the founding of the newspaper and expressed the emotion he felt when he saw the street sign in front of the offices on 30th Street, which is written in both languages: Εθνικός Κήρυξ – National Herald Way.
The meeting took place two days after Koutras’ arrival in New York and assumption of his post, exemplifying his interest in the Greek-American media. Koutras replaced Georgios Iliopoulos, who departed from New York on May 2nd in order to assume his duties as Ambassador of Greece to Bosnia and Herzegovina.


HIMARE - The Special Court of Tirana is to decide next Monday, May 22, whether the newly-elected mayor of Himare, ethnic Greek Fredi Beleri, and his associate Pantelis Kokavessis will be released from prison or remain jailed on remand, according to judicial and diplomatic sources in the Albanian capitalThe secretary general of the Greek Foreign Ministry, Haris Lalakos, visited Beleri on Thursday to witness the conditions of his incarceration with his his own eyes, as well as the state of his health.

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