Ukraine strengthens relations with Greece
(ForUm) - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Greece to Ukraine Kharalambos Dimitriu visited Nizhyn, Chernihiv region. The visit aimed at negotiation on prospects of strengthening the Ukrainian-Greek cooperation and bipartite relations, Cabinet's press office reported.
In 1696 Greeks established in Nizhyn their brotherhood, which was later on reorganized into the Greek Merchants Community, reports Trend.
In Nizhyn Kharalambos Dimitriu met with its leadership, toured the Museum of Rare Book, the Church of All Saints, erected on donations of brothers Zosymy, the Nizhyn Gymnasium No 3, the Mykola Gogol Museum and the Picture Gallery of the Nizhyn State University.
The Ukrainian Navy's corvette "Ternopil" left the Sevastopol port on Sunday for the Crete Island on a friendly visit to Greece.
The Ukrainian naval officers are supposed to convene joint exercises with Greek naval officers in the Suda Bay naval base, with a view of getting prepared to the "Active Endeavor" anti-terrorist operation in the Mediterranean Sea.