Ambassador to Athens: Greece a traditional and reliable partner of Russia

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Ambassador to Athens: Greece a traditional and reliable partner of RussiaTourism is one of the basic sectors of collaboration

Greece is a traditional and reliable partner of Russia in Europe, and the two countries can continue building their relations “even under the anti-Russian situation of sanctions” by the EU, Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov said on Wednesday during a traditional annual press briefing, ANA reports.

Maslov spoke of the contacts between the two countries recently, including the November visit of Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias to Russia, and the invitation to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who will visit Greece during 2020.

The ambassador also referred to energy and tourism as the two basic sectors of collaboration, making special mention of Elounda Hills on Crete – a Russian investment of 408.5 million euros, the largest foreign strategic investment in Greece at this point, he said – and Resort Skorpios, known as the home of the late Aristotle Onassis in Greece, an investment worth 165 million euros.

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