Greek Government Appoints Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism and “Holocaust Denial”
Greece’s Ministy of Foreign Affairs announced the appointment of a Special Secretary to combat "Anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial".
The Ministry announced that Dr. Efstathios C. Lianos Liantis, Special Secretary of Religious and Cultural Diplomacy, was appointed "Special Secretary for Anti-Semitism and Anti-Defamation of the Holocaust".
According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, George Katrougalos this is the first time a special envoy is appointed on the issue of anti-Semitism.
Dr. Lianos is also a founding member of the Holocaust Museum of Greece, and the head of the Greek delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), the international, intergovernmental organisation against anti-Semitism.