Foreign Ministry pays respects to Helmut Kohl


The Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday paid respects to Helmut Kohl, the former German chancellor who died aged 87.

The ministry described Kohl as a leader “with a sense of historic responsibility who brought to fruition the historic undertaking of peacefully reunifying Germany.”

“He was one of the most emblematic personalities of postwar Europe and one of the basic architects and visionaries of European unification who worked to strengthen peace and democracy in Europe,” it said.