PM Tsipras’ agenda at the Davos World Economic Forum

20 January 2016
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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a full agenda during his visit at Davos for the World Economic Forum on Wednesday and Thursday.

The economic crisis, the foreign policy, the cooperation with other countries and the situation in the wider area are expected to dominate Tsipras’ contacts on the sidelines of the forum.

Tsipras will meet with the head of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, at 16:15-16:30, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, at 17:30-18:00, and EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici, at 19:00-19:30, to discuss economic issues. He will also meet US Vice President Joe Biden, at 13:30-14:00, to discuss bilateral relations, the situation in Syria and the Balkans, the Cyprus issue as well as economic issues.

On Thursday, he will participate in a panel with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to talk on the Greek programme. He will also have meetings with US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, at 14:45-15:15, and IMF chief Christine Lagarde, at 17:00-17:30, in order to clear out the role of the Fund in the Greek program and discuss upon the Greek debt.

Tsipras will also meet with ECB president Mario Draghi, at 09:45-10:15, and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, at 20:00-20:30.

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