French Institute in Athens focused in arson assault | Information

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ATHENS Greek police mentioned arsonists focused the French cultural institute in Athens on Monday inflicting minor injury however no accidents.

A automotive parked outdoors the constructing was torched, damaging a second car close by. The unidentified attackers additionally smashed home windows on the institute.

The French Institute conducts cultural and academic applications. There have been no rapid claims of accountability, and it was not clear why the establishment was focused, police mentioned.

Greece’s International Ministry condemned the assault, calling it a “senseless and legal act in opposition to an establishment that may be a image of Greek-French friendship.”

(Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; modifying by Richard Lough)