The Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne & Victoria (PMAMV) drafted a letter of complaint, stating that Mr Pavlopoulos is "persona non gratta"
This is the message community organizations wish to pass on to Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Greek government MPs supporting the Greece-FYROM name deal
Referring to the FYROM he stated that no democratic state could legitimately enter into binding international treaties that directly violated its constitution
The Greek PM Alexis Tsipras addressed the nation
Greek PM Tsipras briefed President Pavlopoulos on talks with FYROM in Sofia
"The Sacred Memory of the tragic victims must remain alive in order to maintain vigorously the vigilance of the world consciousness"
“The principle of solidarity is emerging as a basic legal principle of the European Union"
"The ties of friendship between Greece & Britain create hope that the sculptures will eventually return & that the unity of the Parthenon will be restored"
"The borders of Greece are also borders of the European Union"
He referred to the visit as “a pilgrimage on behalf of the Greek people” to a vibrant community of the diaspora