Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and former US Vice-President Joe Biden met for over an hour on the sidelines of the Security Conference in Munich.
State ANA-MPA news agency reports that the two discussed relations with Turkey and energy issues in southeast Europe, as well as Greek-US relations and US developments, and that there was a broad agreement on issues.
The rift between Greek clerics and the government over a tentative plan to loosen close ties between the church and state seemed no closer to being resolved on Thursday as Education and Religious Affairs Minister Costas Gavroglou hit out at the Ecumenical Patriarchate for refusing to temper its stance on proposed changes to priests' pay status.
President Klaus Iohannis is at the top of the political personalities confidence ranking, followed by Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea and Pro Romania leader Victor Ponta, found an INSCOP poll conducted between January 21 and February 5 at the commission of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
This was published by Pristina-based Koha.
"Haradinaj has, according to the valid rules, constitutional powers and law, so far addressed all issues on the agenda and will continue to deal with all issues related to the agenda," Doneta Gashi, Haradinaj political adviser, told the newspaper.
The Church of Greece an the Ecumenical Patriarchate are fully in line on the need for clerics to remain in the state payroll and on the constitutional revisions planned by the government, the two bodies said in a joint statement on Tuesday, after a meeting in Athens between Archbishop Ieronymos and a delegation of the Patriarchate.