Greece vows to maintain close ties with Moscow

2 November 2016
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Athens vowed to maintain close ties with Moscow as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited the Greek capital on Wednesday.

“Your visit comes at a crucial time for stability in the wider region,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Lavrov during a meeting at Maximos Mansion.
“Your presence marks the need to maintain close [bilateral] relations,” he said while praising existing cooperation between Russia and NATO-member Greece in the areas of tourism and investments.

The Greek premier also called for a “sustainable solution” to Cyprus’s division.

During a meeting with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos earlier Wednesday, Lavrov said Moscow would support efforts for a Cyprus deal in line with the UN’s Security Council resolutions.

However, he added, “some [countries] do not want to see a solution of the Cyprus issue.”
He did not name any countries.

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