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She was great correspondence of the citizens of Attica in the three-day action of gathering humanitarian aid to support the earthquake victims of Turkey and Syria, organized by the Region of Attica, “All Together We Can”, the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE) and the Municipalities, with the contribution and of the Medical Association of Athens for the collection of health material.

the action was held on February 9, 10 and 13, with collection points the town halls, the Logistics center of the Region and the SEF from where citizens’ offers will be sent to Turkey.

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At SEF, the regional governor of Attica Giorgos Patoulis attended yesterday together with the Turkish ambassador to Greece Tsagatai Ertsiges, the president of “All Together We Can” I. Spanolios, a delegation of KEDE and mayors, in order to inspect the thousands of tons of essential items collected by the citizens.

particularly present were the president of the Regional Union of Municipalities of Attica (PEDA) and mayor of Galatsi G. Markopoulos, the vice-president of KEDE and mayor of Kallithea D. Karnavos, the general director of KEDE I. Karagiannis, the mayors of Papagou – Cholargou H. Apostolopoulos, Varis – Voulas – Vouliagmenis G. Konstandellos and P. Faliros G. Fosteropoulos.

Mr. Ertsiges in his statements expressed the deep gratitude of Turkey to the Greek government and to the Greek people. “We are grateful from day one, we called for international help and Greece was one of the first countries to respond to this help. And my government and Turkish citizens greatly appreciate all the support and solidarity from day one. It is very important. We will never forget this. I am here today to thank you, to thank the citizens. We are grateful to you. Thank you very much,” he pointed out.

Mr. Patoulis stated that “once again it has been proven that solidarity is in the Greek’s DNA. We are grateful and sincerely thank the citizens of Attica for their warm response to our call. It proved once again that humanity has a face.”

The president also expressed his warm thanks to the Region of Attica, KEDE and the Municipalities for their cooperation “Together we can” I. Spanolios who expressed his gratitude to the citizens for their unprecedented participation in the action