Alexis Tsipras off to Moscow to meet Putin



Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, is departing today for Moscow for a working visit on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

According to the Prime Minister’s office, Alexis Tsipras will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Alexander Garden at 10:30 local time (08:30 Athens time) on Friday.

The Greek PM will meet with his counterpart Medvedev at the Prime Minister's Residence from 11:30 to 12:30, and with President Putin at the Kremlin from 13:00 to 13:30.

A working lunch with Putin will follow, from 13:30 to 14:45, then bilateral agreements will be signed from 14:45 to 15:00.

Tsipras and Putin will hold a joint press conference from 15:00 to 15:30 (13:00-13:30 Athens time).