The British ambassador to Greece, Kate Smith, met with British residents in Chania on Thursday, following meetings with Chania Deputy Governor Voulgarakis and Chania Mayor Vamvoukas.
Claire Frangakis, British consul general in Heraklion was also present.
At the meeting, attended by a number of British residents in Crete who braved the torrential rain, Ms Smith assured British residents that protecting the rights of British citizens living in EU countries in relation to pensions, health provision and work is a priority for the British government.
At the local level, Ms Fragakis is talking with the Greek authorities to improve the flow of information and communications with the the British residents of Crete.
She also discussed the possibilities of using a social media platform to update the British residents of any Brexit developments.
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