Prime Minister of Greece
Francois Hollande, the former president of France, on Friday hailed Greece's progress in overcoming difficult obstacles.
"You managed to ensure that Greece achieved good results," Hollande said during a visit to Maximos Mansion in Athens.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, for his part, welcomed Hollande as "a true friend of Greece."
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday welcomed France's former president Francois Hollande at the Maximos Mansion in Athens describing him as "a true friend of Greece."
"I am very happy to see again a very good friend, a personal [friend] but most important, a very good friend of Greece," Tsipras said.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was in Athens on Thursday holding talks with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Following his talks with Pavlopoulos, Steinmeier is due to meet Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos Mansion at noon.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is due to hold talks in Athens on Thursday with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
The two men are to travel to Kalamata on Friday on the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Athens from German occupation, widely considered as the end of the Nazi occupation of Greece.
In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Athens, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Andrea Bonetti/Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP