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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at the offices of the Permanent Representation of Greece to the United Nations.
During the meeting, issues of the Greek Diaspora and ways of cooperation for the better support of the work of the Archdiocese of America were discussed.
The Archbishop presented to the prime minister the timetable for the full reopening of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Archbishop Elpidophoros also discussed issues of the Greek community all over the world and reaffirmed the close, historical ties of mutual trust and cooperation between the Archdiocese and its flock with the homeland.
Following the meeting, a top government source said: “The issue is over. What matters is the unity of Greek community, the inseparable relationship of Greece with the Archdiocese of America and the close relations of the Archdiocese with its flock.”
In fact, the Archbishop shook hands with the CEO of Pfizer, Dr. Alberto Bourla, upon his departure from the meeting with the Greek prime minister, as reported by The National Herald.