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President to attend Greek independence celebrations in Athens

File photo: President Nicos Anastasiades

President Nicos Anastasiades will attend celebrations organised in Athens for Thursday, to commemorate 200 years since the 1821 Greek War of Independence.

Anastasiades will represent Cyprus at the military parade that will take place on March 25 and will hold meetings with the Greek political leadership and foreign officials.

On Wednesday he will have a private meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at the Maximos Mansion. The two leaders will afterwards make statements to the media.

Later on he will meet Greek President Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, at the presidential mansion.
In the afternoon Anastasiades will have a bilateral meeting with the new Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Mishustin, who will be in Athens as a guest of the Greek government to attend the celebrations.

In the evening the president will attend and address an official dinner hosted by Sakellaropoulou in honour of the heads of state invited to the celebrations.

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