Tsipras – Gutierrez speak on the phone on the refugees issue

Tsipras – Gutierrez speak on the phone on the refugees issue

Athens, August 14, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation Thursday afternoon with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutierrez.

According to an announcement by the Prime Minister’s Office, Tsipras briefed Gutierrez on the efforts of the government to manage issues related to the increased refugee flows to Europe via Greece.

The two men agreed to extend the cooperation of the Government with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to address these issues.

The Prime Minister thanked Gutierrez for the effort of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in order to internationalise the issue of increased refugee flows and make it more effective and immediate to address the humanitarian problems that have been created.