Prime Minister Costas Simitis
Message of Condolences to President George W. Bush
September 11, 2001

Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis expressed today his deep condolences to President George W. Bush, in light of the devastating multiple terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

"I am deeply shocked by today's terrorist crime against your country. I would like to express to you my sincere condolences, as well as the condolences of the Greek government and of the Greek people to the American people, and especially to the families of the victims," Simitis said in his telegram to the White House.

"Greece condemns, most categorically, these horrific acts. We hope that the culprits will be located and brought to justice immediately," he concluded.