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President Rivlin meets President of the Greek Parliament

26 January 2017

President Rivlin meets President of the Greek Parliament

(Communicated by the President's Spokesperson)

 

President Reuven Rivlin this morning met with President of the Hellenic Parliament, Nikos Voutsis who was visiting Israel as part of a trilateral meeting with his Israeli and Cypriot counterparts.

 

President Rivlin welcomed him warmly noted his appreciation for the increased cooperation between Greece, Cyprus, and Israel, "Our trilateral relationship is important to all of us, and to the whole region. I am greatly impressed by all we are doing together to face the challenges before us, and to create opportunities for cooperation between our countries and between our peoples."

 

Mr. Voutsis thanked the President for his warm words. He said, "Our parliament is not just one that legislates, it runs many initiatives for the benefit of society, such as education and building an understanding of Greek history - included in this is the Holocaust, and an understanding of what happened in those days."