Prince Charles' visit a 'milestone' for Greek-UK relations, says Tsipras

The first official visit of a member of the British royal family to Greece constitutes a "milestone" in the relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday, as he welcomed the Prince of Wales at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday.

Tsipras announced he has accepted an invitation by Britain's counterpart Theresa May to visit London in June.

"It is a great pleasure to welcome you to Greece. It is the first time you visit the country officially and I think it is the first time a member of the British royal family makes an official visit to Greece," he said.

"This is a very important event and I believe that your visit could be a milestone in the bilateral relations of the two countries, especially today, when both countries are faced with many important challenges, and that is why I believe we need to further strengthen our...

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