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Greece's top priority this year must be its return to primary surpluses as well as maintaining them at 1.5-2% of the country's gross domestic product, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recommended in its special report on Greece, released on Tuesday, in the context of the Athens visit of its Secretary-General Mathias Cormann and his meeting with Prime Minister Kyr
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias began his three-day tour in West Africa by meeting Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara in the city of Abidjan on Wednesday.
"A fruitful discussion on enhancing Greece-Ivory Coast relations, including in economy and investments, security issues in the region and the Russian invasion of Ukraine," was had by the two men noted Dendias in a tweet.
The funeral service of Constantine, the former and last king of Greece, will take place on Monday at the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral according to a release on Wednesday. The former king will later be buried as a private citizen in Tatoi.
The time of the funerary service as well as the length of time the body will lie in state will be determined at a latter date.
Greece's former King Constantine II, who died on Tuesday night aged 82, will be buried privately at a former royal estate north of Athens, the Greek government said on Wednesday.
Deposed by military rulers and spurned by his subjects who voted to ditch the monarchy in 1974, Constantine II was the only son of King Paul and Queen Frederica of Greece.