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Tsipras Visits the Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children of Voula

December 3, 2020

ATHENS — Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras on Thursday visited the centre for the rehabilitation and recovery of children with disabilities in the coastal suburb of Voula, on the occasion of the International Day for People with Disabilities celebrated on December 3.

Tsipras talked with the children while observing all health measures and the required safe distances.

He emphasised that everyone must strictly follow the protection measures against Covid-19, especially when they are indoors.

SYRIZA's leader also spoke about the importance of fighting to eliminate discrimination and conveyed the need to show strength, noting that the children faced "a difficult struggle", while he also spoke with them about their concerns relating to the pandemic and the current situation.

Tsipras was welcomed by Deputy Labour and Social Affairs Minister Domna Mihailidou, as well as members of the centre, while afterwards he was given a tour of its special primary school.

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