Greece swears in first woman president amid coronavirus, migrant crises

Greece swears in first woman president amid coronavirus, migrant crises

Greece swore in Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the country’s first female president on Friday. Sakellaropoulou, 64, an ex-president of Greece’s top administrative court will succeed Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Sakellaropoulou took a religious oath at a ceremony confined to a limited number of lawmakers and other officials. As of Thursday, the country had one fatality and 117 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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Seekster
Seekster 3 months

Good for Greece. Hopefully she actually is willing to defend the sovereignty of Greece from the EU and Turkey.

Max Bants
Max Bants 3 months

Shake her hand you fucking misogynist bigots!

RJ of Cthulhu
RJ of Cthulhu 3 months

I don't care what she identifies as, as long as she kicks out the invaders and protects Europe

Marcus Rogers
Marcus Rogers 3 months

Her first day in office, coronavirus and war with Turkey, think I'd rather had lost 😂

Ed Murnaghan
Ed Murnaghan 3 months

You're fkd now Greece!!

Up
Up 3 months

Now THAT'S a last name.

COOLGUY48
COOLGUY48 3 months

But does she have good policies? Policy is much more important than gender, race or sexuality.

Lenwë
Lenwë 3 months

Hope she is actually good and not working off female privilege

Deadman 0_0
Deadman 0_0 3 months

Good luck to her.

Dan
Dan 3 months

Hasn't Greece sworn in a president before? What's the big deal? Equal recognition as all the others, and I don't know or care who they are. Welcome to the world of equality, women! Hahaha. Filthy politician.

Dave
Dave 3 months

Dammit Greece, get some proper last names and stop making things up! It's getting out of hand!

NeverMetTheGuy
NeverMetTheGuy 3 months

Who really cares if the president is man, woman, [a race], or a freaking bottle of garlic powder?! Greece is falling apart, and is having migrants invading their borders. If I'm not mistaken, Turkish military helped tear down part of Greece's border fence in the past few days, with the help of the Turkish forces. Hopefully she'll get in there, kick some ass, and help save Greece!

OttersGonnaOtt
OttersGonnaOtt 3 months

And so, a Vegas Vacation character became a world leader. Win big, Mr. Papagiorgio. Win big.

Martin
Martin 3 months

People don't seem to realize that the president in Greece has a largely symbolic role (similar to that of the king/queen in a constitutional monarchy). The actual head of government in Greece is the prime minister.

alsroy757
alsroy757 3 months

We'll, it's good to see a country actually progressing, unlike misogynist America. 🙄

Fin
Fin 3 months

Spartaesses

npc8472
npc8472 3 months

What's wrong with that guys eyes in the background?

Gavin Miles
Gavin Miles 3 months

goodbye Greece, it's been real.

Roamer MGTOW
Roamer MGTOW 3 months

greeks are poor enough already. stop stealing from them.

Carol
Carol 3 months

Everybody is eons ahead of "backwards" America!!

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