Suez cer­e­mony.

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Prime Min­is­ter Alexis Tsipras is to travel to Egypt to­mor­row to at­tend the in­au­gu­ra­tion of the coun­try’s New Suez Canal, his of­fice said yesterday. Tsipras is to meet with Egyp­tian Pres­i­dent Ab­del Fat­tah el-Sissi as well as French Pres­i­dent Fran­cois Hol­lande and Rus­sian Prime Min­is­ter Dmitry Medvedev on the side­lines of the event. Part of a multi-bil­lion-dol­lar pro­ject aimed at boost­ing trade along the quick­est ship­ping route link­ing Europe to Asia, the new wa­ter­way is to run along­side the ex­ist­ing 145-year-old canal.

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