Trump congratulates Tsipras on Prespes Agreement


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US President Donald Trump has congratulated Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the ratification of the Prespes Agreement.

Trump said the deal is an achievement of historical significance for the Balkans and also proof of the courage of Tsipras' leadership.

The US President added that Greece has proved to be a pillar of stability in a complex region while expressing the hope that the deal will inspire other countries in the region to resolve their bilateral issues.

President Trump also said Greece is an important ally and partner of the United States and that it looks forward to continuing cooperation to ensure peace and prosperity in the eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans.