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A tourist wearing a face mask to guard against the coronavirus is seen leaving the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora's archaeological museum in central Athens, Tuesday. Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Monday that it was closing the museum of the major archaeological site for two weeks after a cleaner there was diagnosed with Covid-19.
Greece's biggest electricity utility, Public Power Corp. (PPC), said on Wednesday it has finalised a deal to sell off unpaid bills to investment bank JP Morgan that will raise about 200 million euros ($235 million).
PPC is struggling under a pile of about 2.7 billion euros of electricity bills owed by Greeks hard up because of the country's decade-long debt crisis.
Turkey's illegal activities in the Eastern Mediterranean were at the center of a telephone call Wednesday between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides ahead of Friday's extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
No more details were immediately available about the call.