Greek Prime Minister meets with Archbishop Makarios of Australia

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Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Archbishop Makarios of Australia on Wednesday, April 3, at the Maximos Mansion in Athens.

During the meeting, the Greek PM expressed his interest in being informed about the life of the Greek diaspora in Australia, as well as the Orthodox church.

Mitsotakis also congratulated the Archbishop on the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, and sent his best wishes to all in Australia.

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Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets with Archbishop Makarios of Australia. Photo: Eurokinissi.

For his part, Archbishop Makarios acknowledged Greece’s support for Hellenism abroad, particularly highlighting his appreciation for recent efforts to introduce postal voting for Greek citizens living overseas.

Both leaders also agreed to maintain communication and cooperation to effectively meet the needs of the Greek diaspora in Australia.

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