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Prince Charles and Camilla stroll through Athens on second day of visit

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall strolled through central Athens on their way to visit the 11th century Byzantine church of Panagia Kapnikarea on Thursday, after the former's meeting with Archbishop Ieronymos at the Archbishopric of Athens, in the second day of the royal couple's official visit to Greece.

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.

Duchess of Cornwall visits Benaki Museum in Athens

While Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed the Prince of Wales at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday, his partner Betty Baziana escorted Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, through the Benaki Museum in central Athens.

Camilla was reportedly particularly interested in the ornate Byzantine icons and ancient jewelry exhibited in the museum.

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