Greek President Pavlopoulos attends 75th D-Day commemorations in Portsmouth
The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos attended the 75th D-Day commemorations in Portsmouth on Wednesday, the departure point for the largest portion of the WWII Allied Forces’ fleet for Normandy. The Greek head of state was part of the commemorative photo, which included US President Donald Trump, the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders from 15 countries.
The world heads of State were received by Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth.
Tomorrow, June 6 will mark 75 years since the Allied fleet invaded the beaches of Normandy in France which shifted the momentum of the conflict with Nazi Germany. The main anniversary celebrations will continue tomorrow at Normandy.
The unprecedented military operation saw a total of 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches with estimates putting the Allied casualties at 10,000, while Germany lost between 4,000-9,000 men.
You may be interested
Weather forecast: Sunshine and unseasonally high temperaturesPanos - Oct 16, 2019
Sunny weather and unseasonally warm temperatures are expected in Greece on Tuesday, which in some areas, including Athens, are forecast…
A truth from the past: EU should “undermine national homogeneity” says UN migration chiefmakis - Oct 15, 2019
In light of the recent events, an old (2012) BBC article gives us an understanding of what we are experiencing…
Huge budget surplus of over € 3 billion forecast for 9-month termmakis - Oct 15, 2019
Tax revenues of the Greek state are expected to hugely exceed projections, according to data from the 9-month term of…