President Pavlopoulos congratulates President-elect Donald Trump for his win

President Prokopis Pavlopulos congratulated President-elect Donald Trump for his win in the U.S. elections in a letter on Wednesday, noting the long and durable friendship between Greece and the United States.

“On the opportunity of your election as the 45th President of the United States of America I wish you every success in your important mission, in a period of global changes and challenges,” he says.

Pavlopoulos noted the “long lasting and durable friendship [between Greece and the US] based on shared values of freedom, human rights and democracy.”

“I believe that, during your Presidency, these bonds will continue to strengthen and enhanced, to the mutual benefit of our nations and for the benefit of world peace, stability and progress,” he added.