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03 April, 2000
German President Johannes Rau will start an official three-day visit to Greece on Monday, at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Kostis Stephanopoulos to further strengthen relations between Germany and Greece.
Rau will hold talks with President Stephanopoulos, Prime Minister Costas Simitis, Parliament President Apostolos Kaklamanis and other politicians, while he will also be visiting Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Wednesday.
Both presidents will be visiting the town of Kalavryta, in the Peloponnese, on Tuesday and will lay a wreath at the monument of those who were killed by German occupation forces on December 13, 1943 during World War Two.
Source: Athens News Agency