Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar attended the unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Athens, near the Indian embassy in the city, on Saturday evening. The event was also attended by Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and the president of the Greece-India Friendship Parliamentary Group, former premier George Papandreou.In statements afterward, Dendias said that Gandhi was a world leader in the 20th century and an outstanding figure in the history of humanity: “The generations of people that are coming have much to learn from his work, his career, and his life,” he stressed.
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