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Merkel in Athens on Tuesday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Athens on Tuesday, the government spokesman confirmed on Friday.
"We are pleased with Chancellor Merkel's acceptance of an invitation by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras," spokesman Simos Kedikoglou told reporters, adding that the visit will be the first time after five years that a German chancellor officially visits Greece.
"This visit is very positive for the reinforcement of traditional relations of the two countries and will be a further step for substantial future European decisions," he added.
SOURCE: ATHENS NEWS AGENCY