The U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Greek-American George Tsunis, was declared an honorary citizen of Nafpaktia. (nafpaktianews.gr)
NAFPAKTOS, Greece – The U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Greek-American George Tsunis, was declared an honorary citizen of Nafpaktia, in a resplendent ceremony this weekend.
In the presence of the former Prime Minister of Greece, Antonis Samaras, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Costas Fragogiannis, and members of Parliament from the region, the leading American diplomat in Greece could not hide his emotion, as his family has its origins in the wider area.
Last August he also had an emotional visit to the mountainous village of Platanos in Etoloakarnania, where his parents come from.
The ceremony, which was broadcast live by nafpaktianews.gr, took place at the Dimitrios and Aiglis Botsaris Foundation.
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