French ambassador to Greece: Τhe Greek authorities reacted rapidly and are conducting an investigation.”

The French ambassador to Greece Christophe Chantepy sent a message of calmness to French citizens living in Greece after the attack against the embassy earlier on Thursday and stressed the immediate mobilization of the Greek authorities.

In a statement posted on the embassy’s website, he said that “two persons riding a motorcycle threw a hand grenade outside the French embassy at Vas. Sofias street,” adding that “the Greek authorities reacted rapidly and are conducting an investigation.”

“The embassy is in constant contact with the Greek authorities, so as to safeguard security for all,” the announcement added.

“We are at your disposal as always,” the ambassador said calling on French people to remain calm.