22 March / 2018

Telephone conversation of President of Russia Vladimir Putin with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras (March 22, 2018)

On March 22, 2018 President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Alexis Tsipras at the latter's initiative.

The Prime Minister of Greece sincerely congratulated Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential election. Both sides reaffirmed their intention to further promote the 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.