PM Tsipras calls Merkel, Hollande and Juncker over refugee crisis

8 November 2015
57 Views

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday contacted German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the telephone to discuss the refugee crisis and the ongoing talks on Greece’s programme.

According to an announcement issued by the Greek prime minister’s press office, Tsipras informed them about his upcoming visit to Turkey and analysed the Greek government’s proposals for protecting the first homes of debtors from foreclosures. He argued that the

Greek position on foreclosure auctions was compatible with the agreement struck between Greece and its Eurozone partners last July, as well as the need to protect social cohesion.

Regarding the visit to Turkey, the three foreign officials welcomed Tsipras’ initiative as part of broader planning by the European partners to cooperate with Turkey on the basis of international law, aimed at a more effective management of the refugee and migration issue and particularly the fight against trafficking networks.

You may be interested

Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology
GREECE
shares51 views
GREECE
shares51 views

Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greek Mythology has it that Anáfi, a paradise of pristine beauty and “exotic” beaches washed by crystal clear waters, had…

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination
FINANCE
shares76 views
FINANCE
shares76 views

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greece’s General Secretariat for the Aegean and Island Policy and the country’s shipping industry have signed a €870,000 ($1 million)…

How will Turkey survive until 2019?
GREECE
shares68 views
GREECE
shares68 views

How will Turkey survive until 2019?

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.