Greece is one of Germany’s best friends and allies in the European Union, underlined Deputy Foreign Minister of Germany Michael Roth who was in Greece last week and held meetings with officials in Athens and in Thessaloniki, ANA reports.
In his interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency on the occasion of his presence in Thessaloniki in order to be briefed on the course of the construction works of the Holocaust Museum of Greece, the German official spoke about Turkey’s European future, the migration issue, the pandemic and the tourism prospect this summer.
On the pandemic and if the EU met its citizens’ expectations, Roth underlined that the pandemic was an unprecedented crisis “an unprecedented situation for all of us” adding that the pandemic showed that “Europe is the key for the citizens’ protection”.
Concerning tourism, he estimated that many of his compatriots want to enjoy their holidays not only in Germany but also in Greece which is “one of the most attractive destinations for the Germans”.
“Last year, the Greeks handled the condition very professionally” he noted adding that the pandemic is not over yet but it is still a difficult condition for all and that’s why we should be informed. He also pointed out that “many people will be able to travel to places they want and love with the help of the Digital COVID Certificate”.
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