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Telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras

March 22, 2018

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Alexis Tsipras at the latter's initiative.

The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic sincerely congratulated Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential election. Both sides reaffirmed their intention to further promote Russian-Greek cooperation. They also noted with satisfaction the increasing cooperation in the trade, economic and humanitarian areas.

At Alexis Tsipras’ request, the President of Russia informed him about the recent telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump.

Current issues of European security and the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region were discussed.

The two leaders also discussed the situation following the UK’s allegations against Russia after the incident in Salisbury.

Vladimir Putin invited Alexis Tsipras to visit Russia.

March 22, 2018