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Greek president welcomes new archbishop of America

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday welcomed the newly appointed Archbishop of America Elpidophoros at the Presidential Mansion in Athens and congratulated him on his election.

Pavlopoulos stressed the importance of the new archbishop's mission as a pillar of support to the world's biggest community of diaspora Greeks.

Greek President to meet new Archbishop of America Elpidophoros

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos is on Tuesday morning to meet with the new Archbishop of America Elpidophoros.

Elpidophoros was selected earlier this month to replace Demetrios who resigned at the beginning of May. 

The decision was taken by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul.


In China on state visit, Pavlopoulos calls for respect of Cyprus’ sovereign rights

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday met with China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) during a state visit to China, state-run Athens-Macedonia (ANA-MPA) news agency reports.

Pavlopoulos discussed Greece's key foreign policy issues, particularly the Cyprus problem, ANA-MPA said.

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria attends sustainability conference in Athens

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria (c) and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (r) attend an event titled "Challenges and Opportunities Related to a New Climate Economy: Driving Innovation for Sustainable Development," at the Academy of Athens, Thursday. [Yannis Kolesidis/EPA]