The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will visit Athens on Wednesday and Thursday after an invitation by the Athens Democracy Forum.
On Wednesday, Tusk will meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at 3 p.m., before addressing the Forum at 6.10 p.m. and meeting with Athens Mayor Costas Bakoyannis at 7.40 p.m.
The new highway was opened for regular traffic two days ago at 10 PM, said the workers on Obrenovac toll both. Toll on the new-opened section is going to be charged from September.
Leaders hailed the visionary “war generation” of leaders from old foes France and Germany who signed the Treaty of Rome in the same room on March 25, 1957, along with Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; some offered personal memories of their own generation’s debts to the expanding European Union.
Four hundred weeping Poles took to the streets on April 23 in a symbolic funeral parade to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
The volunteer thespians in full Elizabethan attire, weeping dramatically in Shakespeare's honour, wove through the streets of the city of Gdansk pretending to pull their hair and tear at their clothes in grief.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is due to take part in an international conference held in Gdansk, Poland to mark 70 years since the end of World War Two.
President Plevneliev is to be among the speakers in a discussion about the lessons Europe and the world learned after the war, his press office has said.