Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Jerusalem Patriarchate and the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem on Tuesday. "The Greek state will always stand by the Jerusalem Patriarchate and the great mission it is undertaking in this difficult and, at the same time, exciting city and region," Mitsotakis told journalists.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.
With Greece, Israel and Cyprus partnered up on energy projects in the eastern Mediterranean, Mitsotakis also warned against exploration efforts by "neighbourhood bully" Turkey.
On his first trip overseas after the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will have private meetings on Tuesday in Israel with three of the country's largest business and investment groups, namely the Jerusalem Venture Partners, AMPA Capital and ELBIT Systems at the iconic Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Hotel.