The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday congratulated newly elected British Prime Minister Liz Truss.
“Congratulations to Liz Truss on becoming the next British Prime Minister. During her tenure as Minister of Foreign Affairs, our bilateral relations received a new impetus with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Nikos Dendias on a strategic bilateral framework between Greece and the UK on October 25, 2021 in London”, the ministry said in a statement, citing Foreign Minister Dendias.
Congratulations to @trussliz on becoming the next 🇬🇧 PM. During her tenure as Foreign Secretary, our bilateral relations gained a renewed momentum by signing w/@NikosDendias the #MoU on Strategic Bilateral Framework b/w 🇬🇷&🇬🇧 on 10/25/2021 in #London
— Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών (@GreeceMFA) September 5, 2022
Truss was elected head of the Conservative Party with 57.4% of the vote (81,326 votes) against Rish Sunak, who received 42.6% or 60,399 votes. Truss will replace Boris Johnson, who was forced to step down, and her parliamentary majority support allows her to officially take office as of Tuesday.