Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata and Communist Party leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas (l to r) on Wednesday attended a brief ceremony to mark Greece’s Independence Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Parliament. The usual crowds were absent from the ceremony – and politicians stood a safe distance apart – amid a lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus. President Katerina Sakellaropoulou laid a wreath at the monument as Hellenic Air Force fighter jets and Navy helicopters flew over Syntagma Square. [Yannis Kolesidis/Reuters] 

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