Tsipras to visit St. Petersburg June 18-20

Tsipras to visit St. Petersburg June 18-20

Athens, May 11, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

The works of the Economic Forum of St. Petersburg will be attending the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the second half of June, as was confirmed by the House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou in the Russian state news agency TASS.

“The prime minister has informed me that he will be here on June 18-20”, she told the Russian news agency.

According to TASS, the invitation was delivered by the Russian President during the visit of Prime Minister in Moscow (April 7-9) and the meeting in the Kremlin with Vladimir Putin.

Alexis Tsipras is expected to be one of the honored political leaders of the Forum, which is held annually under the auspices of the Russian presidency in the hometown of President Putin, with whom he will meet again in private.