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Merkel in Athens: Landed at 1:30 p.m. in Her Same Old Jacket…

“OMG! Angela Merkel is wearing the same jacket – hopefully it is refreshed and came right from the dry cleaning!” Sorry, but that was my first impression when the much-anticipated and much fear-causing German Chancellor appeared at the airplane door exactly at 1:30 p.m. in Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos.

Merkel – Samaras at Athens Airport

After shaking hands with almost 50% of the Greek cabinet, she got in the limousine together with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and up they left for downtown Athens.

Earlier: Waiting for Merkel at the airport

In downtown Athens, protesters have already gathered outside the Greek Parliament.

Greek police has detained at least 18 people carrying ‘items’. Police did not explained what kind of ‘items’ were they. It is called preventive detention…

 

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3 comments

  1. “OMG! Angela Merkel is wearing the same jacket – hopefully it is refreshed and came right from the dry cleaning!”

    LOL!!!
    At least she is not as extreem single minded on cloths as the late Saint Steve Jobs was. Rumour has it that after he died they found in his home 300 Levi 501, 500 longsleeve turtlenecked sweaters and 100 pair of New Balances shoes. From 1998 till his dead it looked like this http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/gizmodo/2011/08/jobs-evolution.jpg 😆
    (And thanks for the wonderful Maria Farantouri video this week!!!)

  2. If the colour of Merkel’s wardrobe is your most important worry in regard to this visit then there’s not a lot wrong in Greek-German relations.

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