Ekaterina Zaharieva Talks with the Foreign Minister of Northern Macedonia

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva discussed the European perspective of the Republic of Northern Macedonia with her colleague Nikola Dimitrov. The two spoke in Helsinki during an informal meeting of the first EU diplomats with their counterparts from the six countries of the Western Balkans.

Merkel tells Mitsotakis that Greece’s fiscal commitments are now easier

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that Greece's fiscal commitments will now be easier to meet.
Merkel was speaking at a joint news conference in Berlin, where Mitsotakis was on an official visit.

The chancellor said that she discussed bilateral relations as well as the improved economic climate in Greece.

Greek leader wants talks with Germany on war reparations

Greece's newly elected prime minister has said during a visit in Berlin that he hopes Germany will agree to start negotiations on war reparations.
After a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told reporters "we hope there will be a positive response."

Mitsotakis visits Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (r) and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (l) attend a joint press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Thursday. Greece wants to draw up a major investment program with Germany, especially focused on climate protection, Mitsotakis said.

Mitsotakis presents government’s reform agenda to Scholz

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented his government's reform agenda to German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz during a meeting in Berlin on Thursday morning.

The German Finance Ministry posted a tweet on the meeting held in Scholz's office, saying the new Greek government's economic policy is one of the issues that were raised.