Athens News Agency: News in English, 00-03-10
President of the Republic Costis Stephanopoulos, who was recently
re-elected by parliament with a sweeping majority, will be sworn in
Saturday for a second five-year term during a special ceremony in the
Stephanopoulos was last month re-elected by the 300-member House with
the largest majority of votes ever (269) in Greece, supported, in
another first, by both the ruling PASOK and main opposition New
Democracy parties, as well as all seven independent MPs in parliament.
After the swearing-in ceremony, the President will lay a wreath at the
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, from where he will return to the
Presidential Mansion to receive congratulations from the country's
political leaders, diplomatic corps and judiciary.