Greece’s political leaders have issued statements on the passing of the former President Konstantinos Stephanopoulos on Sunday.
“During his entire career, especially as President of the Republic, Kostis Stephanopoulos set an example of serving the public interest in selfless, dignified and consistent manner” noted current President Prokopis Palvopoulos.
The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stated that the Mr. Stephanopoulos was a politician with a grand vision for Greek society and always with the country’s interest on his mind.
Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis noted Mr. Stephanopoulos was exemplary in exercising his duties and as such was loved by the majority of the Greek people, as an approachable, modest and friendly President.
The head of the River Stavros Theodorakis commented that Konstantinos Stephanopoulos leaves a legacy of political ethos and truth, while PASOK president Fofi Gennimata expressed her sorrow for the passing of a President who honored the country with his ethics, seriousness and consensus.