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US President Barack Obama to meet with PM Antonis Samaras Aug. 8
United States President Barack Obama will meet with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in Washington DC on August 8, according to the PM's office Thursday. In an announcement, Samaras' office said the agenda includes bilateral, regional and international issues. Meanwhile a statement by the White House Press Secretary on the visit said: "On Thursday, August 8, President Obama will welcome Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of the Hellenic Republic to the White House.
"The visit will highlight the strength of the U.S.-Greek relationship today – bound together through enduring ties of kinship, common interests, and the NATO Alliance – and underscore the United States’ ongoing support for Greece’s efforts to reform its economy and promote a return to prosperity.
"The President also looks forward to discussing with the Prime Minister a broad array of mutual interests and challenges, including U.S.-Greek defense cooperation, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, regional cooperation, mutual counterterrorism efforts, prospects for a settlement in Cyprus, developments in North Africa, and Syria."