Athens condemns attack against Israel
Athens strongly condemned Saturday's deadly attack in Israel that killed several civilians.
"I strongly condemn today's horrific terrorist attack against Israel, which caused a large number of civilian casualties," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on social media, as reported by the Athens-Macedonia Agency. "We stand by the people of Israel and fully support their right to self-defense," he added.
The Israeli Ambassador to Greece, Noam Katz, thanked the Greek prime minister. "Thank you, Prime Minister, and thank you, Greece, for standing at this challenging moment with Israel and Israelis," Ambassador Katz said in a post.
The main opposition SYRIZA party also unequivocally condemned the attack by Hamas against Israel and called for an immediate end to the violence. SYRIZA expressed solidarity with the people of Israel and said the ongoing conflict dynamizes prospects for resolving disputes and affects civilian security.
The party supported "the immediate resumption of credible bilateral talks, for a viable two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state."