Visiting the Canadian senate Wednesday, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greek foreign minister acknowledged the Canadian federal government for trusting and investing in Greek despite the ongoing economic crisis.
The Greek foreign minister was visiting the Canadian government, meeting senators and members of House of Commons, apparently to seek help to save Greek from the global economic crisis.
According to the Greek news agency, AMNA, Canadian Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella assured the Greek foreign minister that Canadian Senate and House of Commons will always morally support the Greek colleagues who are struggling hard to tackle the economic crisis.
Saying that Greek is always moving and changing in accordance with the changes of the world, Dimitris Avramopoulos vowed to stay tuned to the principles of democracy and human rights.
Besides visiting the federal government, the Greek minister met with the leaders and members of the Greek communities in Montreal and Ottawa.
The minister pledged the Greek-Canadians that his government will soon save the country from the economic debt.
While assuring that the country will rise from the crisis, the minister urged the Greek-Canadians to invest in their motherland despite the crisis.
Referring to the economic crisis that the nation is struggling with, the minister said that the image of Greek in debt has hurt Greeks from overseas and he promised a new Greece will rise soon.
"The new Greece that will make us all proud and will regain the place it deserves in the world," said Avramopoulos, according to the news agency.
The minister was visiting Canada as a part of celebration, commemorating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relationship between the two countries.
At the side lines of the minister's visit, a memorandum of cooperation was also signed between the Greek-Canadian Chamber and the Hellenic Chamber in Montreal.
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