His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic
To: His Excellency Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Greek Republic
I wholeheartedly greet you with your appointment to the high office of Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic.
Great responsibility has been placed on you for economic, social and political development of the State as the residents of Greece hope for the strengthening of stability, peace and social harmony.
The centuries-long friendship of our countries is largely based on our common faith and devotion to the Orthodox traditions. I hope that you will pay special attention to the development of spiritual and cultural relations between Greece and Russia.
I wish you strength, God’s aid and success in your work, and welfare and peace to all residents of the Hellenic Republic.
PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA