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Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with the president of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KISE) (Athens, 3 September 2019)

Tuesday, 03 September 2019

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis met on Tuesday, 3 September, with the president of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KISE) and president of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, David Saltiel. Mr. Varvitsiotis was briefed by Mr. Saltiel on KISE’s activities and initiatives, as well as on the problems the Jewish Community is facing in Greece. The Alternate Minister stressed that the Greek government is following KISE’s extensive activities with interest and expressed the government’s intention to support the organization’s work.

Mr. Saltiel referred to Greece’s upcoming presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in 2021. He also briefed the Alternate Minister on the efforts being made to secure the return of the archives of the Jewish Community of Greece from Russia.

Finally, Mr. Varvitsiotis accepted an invitation to attend a Holocaust remembrance event being held by KISE, in collaboration with the IHRA and the Duchy of Luxembourg, in Veroia on 22 September.

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