PM Mitsotakis: “We Will Honour the Remembrance Day Until the Day of Vindication Dawns”

ATHENS – "Α century ago, the Pontian Greeks became the victims of an unprecedented atrocity.They were persecuted, displaced and exterminated. Those who survived left behind their ancestral homes to rise up again in the motherland," stated Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday, the Remembrance Day of the Pontian Genocide.

"The State unanimously responded to the self evident duty of recognising the genocide and is still fighting for its internationalisation and worldwide promotion. In parallel, Greece has integrated in to new course the strength of its children from Pontus. Of those who keep alive the memory and the traditions of their land. We will honour the Remembrance Day until the Day of Vindication dawns!"


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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