Tsipras, Obama Discuss Economic Reforms at NATO Summit

tsipras_obamaGreek Prime Minister Tsipras met with US President Obama at the NATO summit on Saturday, the White House has reported.

The meeting between the two leaders took place on the sidelines of the summit, where they discussed the progress that Greece has seen in regards to economic reforms and challenges.

“The President commended Greece’s cooperation with Turkey to reduce irregular migration and encouraged longer-term U.S.-Greece defense cooperation,” a White House official said.

On Friday Tsipras attended a dinner for the leaders of the 28 NATO member-states where he stated that he welcomes the recent decision to restart with the NATO-Russia Council after almost two years of freezing talks.

Tsipras also stressed the importance of the NATO alliance to enter constructive talks with Russia.