President Pavlopoulos congratulates newly elected German President Steinmeier

President Pavlopoulos in a letter on Monday stressed the importance of the support of the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Greece and his commitment to EU values.

“Let me congratulate you for your election as the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, something that you deserved, as it is also proved by the overwhelming majority of the electoral college that trusted you,” Pavlopoulos said and added: “The election marks the progress of a truly brilliant political career, at international level, during which you have already significantly contributed not only to your country but also to the European Union towards its final consolidation. You have several times proved you are a top European politician.”

“I wish to assure you that my country, and I personally, are always ready to move together … with aim the defence of the fundamental principles and values of our common European project,” concluded Pavlopoulos.