Greek PM Tsipras, Trump talk about cooperation, security

Trump and Tsipras discussed Greece's role for peace and stability in the region, its efforts to tackle the economic and refugee crises and the importance of boosting strategic cooperation between the two countries.

By: Reuters | Athens | Published:November 24, 2016 1:05 am
donald trump, trump, tsipras, alexis tsipras, usa, us elections, us election 2016, greece, usa greece, greek pm, greece pm tsipras, indian express, world news Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke by telephone to US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, his office said, congratulating him on his election victory.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke by telephone to US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, his office said, congratulating him on his election victory and underlining the strong ties between the two countries. Trump and Tsipras discussed Greece’s role for peace and stability in the region, its efforts to tackle the economic and refugee crises and the importance of boosting strategic cooperation between the two countries.

“The two leaders agreed to maintain steady communication channels,” Tsipras’ office said in a statement, without providing further details.