Juncker in Athens to Meet Samaras



Juncker in Athens to Meet SamarasJean-Claude Juncker, the conservative candidate for European Commission president, is in Athens Monday May 19 to attend a series of appointments.

He already had lunch with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras at the Acropolis Museum and later on visited a metro station worksite.

Later in the evening, Juncker, Luxembourg’s former prime minister, is scheduled to arrive at the offices of Frontex, the EU border agency, then at an event organized by the Greek political party New Democracy, where he will also make a speech.

The conservative candidate for European Commission President spoke opposite SYRIZA’s leader, Alexis Tsipras, in last week’s pre-elections televised debate.