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President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Italian Republic, Roberto Fico thanked his Greek colleagues for the symbolic gesture of solidarity for Italy who is suffering a major coronavirus emergency.

The Italian flag will be illuminated on Greek Parliament until Monday’s sunrise.

“Thanks to the Greek friends,” Fico wrote when he retweeted the post by the Italian Embassy in Athens, which read: “From tonight and throughout the weekend the #Parlamento Greco will be illuminated by the #tricolor. It is tough, but your support encourages and comforts us. Thanks, #Greece.”

At the time of writing, 15,887 people have died of COVID-19 in Italy, with 128,948 cases of the virus having been registered.

Greece-Italy solidarity deepens amid coronavirus pandemic

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