Centuries-old traditions of friendship, non secular and cultural closeness hyperlinks Greece and Russia, stated Russian International Minister Sergey Lavrov.
“Greek-Russian relations are primarily based on lengthy traditions of friendship, non secular and cultural closeness,” the international minister stated.
“Our nation has all the time been energetic, for causes of precept, in help of the Greek folks and their nationwide liberation battle for independence,” Lavrov continued.
“Russian and Greek fighters fought aspect by aspect in essentially the most troublesome circumstances, within the title of triumph for indestructible values of reality and justice,” he harassed.
Lavrov then defined that many Greeks had labored within the Russian Ministry of International Affairs.
“Probably the most sensible instance is Ioannis Kapodistrias, whose position and place within the historical past of the 2 states is insurmountable,” the international minister added.