Mitsotakis gave socks and raki to Blinken - Video and photos from the visit to the PM's house

Mitsotakis Antony Blinken

In one of the photos, Kyriakos Mitsotakis' wife, Mareva, and their son, Konstantinos, can be seen.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave US Secretary of State Antony Blinken a tour of his house in Crete after welcoming him on Saturday afternoon.

One of the photos shows the prime minister's wife, Mareva, and their son, Konstantinos.

Also, Mitsotakis showed the American official Souda Bay and the American base, while according to Proto Thema, the prime minister treated his guest to socks and a shot of raki.

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An overall overview of Greek-US relations and an exchange of views on international and regional issues dominated the meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday at Chania, Crete.
The prime minister received Blinken at his home in Chania, and after a private meeting, an extended working meeting followed.

During the meeting, an overall overview of Greek-US relations was made, and it was confirmed that in the context of the excellent level of their relations, there would be further positive steps in the field of defence cooperation in the coming period.

In addition, Mitsotakis and Blinken exchanged views on international and regional issues, focusing on developments in the Middle East.
Mitsotakis expressed his growing concern about the humanitarian situation in Gaza, the risks of an expanding crisis, and its repercussions for regional stability and security.

The prime minister reiterated the need for an unhindered flow of humanitarian aid to Gaza and underlined that the solution can only be political, based on the two-state solution in accordance with UN resolutions.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Anthony Blinken also exchanged views on developments in Ukraine. The Secretary of State of the United States expressed his thanks for the support provided by Greece to Ukraine from the very beginning.

The situation in the Eastern Mediterranean was also discussed. The prime minister reiterated Greece's firm and timeless position in favour of the peaceful resolution of disputes and good neighbourly relations based on International Law, principles that ensure regional stability and security.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, George Gerapetritis; the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alexandra Papadopoulou; the Director of the Diplomatic Office of the Prime Minister, Ambassador Anna Maria Boura; and the Prime Minister's Special Advisor on International Policy and Public Diplomacy, Aristotelia Peloni, participated in the meeting.

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