In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Hellenic Republic informed that the government will provide relief money of 100 thousand euro (about 11.5 million yen) to the Japanese Red Cross Society.
From Greece, letters of sympathy were sent from H.E. Mr. Karolos Papoulias, President of the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Mr. George A. Papandreou, Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Philippos Petsalnik, President of the Hellenic Parliament, H.E. Mr. Dimitris Droutsas, Minister of Foreign Affairs and others.
The Government of Japan deeply appreciates a sense of solidarity expressed and assistance extended by the Government of Hellenic Republic and the people of Greece.
(*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)