Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met today with the heir to the British throne, Charles, Prince of Wales, who is visiting Greece to attend the celebrations for the 200 years since the start of the Greek War of Independence.
The Prime Minister thanked the Prince of Wales for attending this emblematic event for Greece, pointing out the special significance of the United Kingdom’s representation, as Britain played a critical role in the events that led to the establishment of the Hellenic state.
The two sides reaffirmed the close, historic ties that connect the two countries and their peoples. They also reaffirmed the very good bilateral relations, while stressing that it is important to further strengthen and deepen them.
They also discussed social issues, such as education and supporting the younger generations, as well as global challenges, like the fight against the pandemic and protecting the environment.
The meeting was also attended, on the Greek side, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and the Director of the Prime Minister’s Diplomatic Office, Ambassador Eleni Sourani. On the British side, the meeting was attended by Kate Smith, UK Ambassador to Greece, and Clive Alderton, Principal Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales.