A memorial service was held on Sunday at the monument and gravesides of 20th century statesmen Eleftherios and Sophocles Venizelos, near Hania, Crete.

The government was represented by Deputy Environment Minister Nikos Sifounakis, while MP Olga Kefaloyianni represented main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras.

ND honorary president Constantine Mitsotakis also attended the event.