Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos to attend Mandela's funeral

Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos to attend Mandela’s funeral

Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will represent the Greek government at the funeral of former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Mandela, an anti-Apartheid icon, will be buried on December 15 in Qunu, a town in the Eastern Cape, the hilly rural area where he grew up.

He died after a long illness in Johannesburg on Thursday, at the age of 95.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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