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Sakellaropoulou, Anastasiades Attend Service Celebrating St. Demetrios

October 26, 2021

THESSALONIKI — A service to celebrate the patron saint of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, St. Demetrios, was held in the city’s Aghios Demetrios Cathedral on Tuesday. It was attended by President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and other officials and closed to the general public, while all health protocols for Covid-19 were observed.

The service was led by Thessaloniki Metropolitan Anthimos, while others attending included National Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos, the head of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff General Konstantinos Floros and the chiefs of staff of the three branches of the armed forces, as well as local government officials, MPs and political party leaders.

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