Tsipras-Lew Agree on Debt Relief and Greece’s Role as ‘Pillar of Stability’



tsipras-liouDuring a meeting in Athens on Thursday, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and visiting U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew agreed on the necessity of significant debt relief for Greece.

In a brief dialogue before television cameras as Lew arrived at the Maximos Mansion for the start of the meeting with Tsipras, they also noted Greece’s role as a pillar of stability in the surrounding, fragile region.

Posting on his twitter account regarding the meeting with Lew, Tsipras commented that “In spite of the crisis it has faced, Greece remains a pillar of security and stability in the region at a time of instability,” and added a second tweet stressing the need to reinforce Greece’s role
(Source: ANA-MPA)