(Info from 'Rizospastis' / In Defense of Communism ©).
The 20th Congress of the KKE, which has as a major slogan "We strengthen the KKE. For powerful labour movement and social alliance. For the power, For Socialism", begins on Thursday 30th March at the Party's headquarters in Athens. Hundreds of representatives from Party organisations from all over Greece will gather at the KKE headquarters to participate in the works of the Congress which is held between 30th of March and 2nd of April 2017.
The Congress' works will begin tomorrow at 10 am (local hour) with the presentation of the Central Committee's proposal by the Party's General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas. The opening of the Congress and Koutsoumbas' introductory speech will be transmitted live by the 902.gr portal, the 902.gr webradio as well as from Party's radio station 90,4 FM in Thessaloniki.
The KKE's Central Committee continues to receive messages of greetings and solidarity from numerous communist and workers parties from all over the world. More than 80 communist and workers parties have already extended their greetings to the KKE's 20th Congress thus recognizing the significant contribution of the Communist Party of Greece to the reconstruction of the International Communist Movement.
The decisions of the Congress will consist the valuable tool for the strengthening of the Party, most significantly for the working class, in the industries and factories, in the sectors of strategic importance. The resolution of the Congress is going to contribute critically in the task for the reconstruction of the labour-trade unionist movement and the development of Social Alliance.
On the occasion of the 20th Congress, the KKE published the following web video with the message: "There is an actual solution for the people in today's deadlocks. We can live according to our contemporary needs, without crises, unemployment, wars, exploitation. We are strengthening the KKE. For a powerful labour movement and social alliance. For the power, for Socialism":
The list of parties which have sent greeting messages to the 20th KKE Congress until today are (in alphabetical order):