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President Sakellaropoulou Visits Areopolis

AEROPOLIS, Greece — The President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday visited Areopolis, where she attended the celebrations for the anniversary of the beginning of the liberation struggle (against the Ottoman Rule), stressing that the example of the people of Mani awakens our national conscience and is transformed into responsibility for our present and future.

"I am here today, in the heroic Areopolis, to honor the memory of the people of Mani who 200 years ago started the struggle for the liberation of the nation from the conqueror, raising a banner with the slogan 'victory or death'. Our debt to the brave, men and women, who swore to sacrifice their lives in favour of faith and homeland, is great. Their example awakens our national conscience and is transformed into responsibility for our present and future."

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