US en­voy: Key role for Greece

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A week be­fore a sched­uled visit to Athens by US Pres­i­dent Barack Obama, Amer­i­can Am­bas­sador Ge­of­frey Py­att yes­ter­day em­pha­sized that Greece is an is­land of sta­bil­ity in a volatile re­gion and that the coun­try’s suc­cess is linked to the suc­cess of the Euro­pean Union.

Py­att made his com­ments dur­ing a meet­ing with Par­lia­ment Speaker Nikos Vout­sis. The two men’s talks fo­cused on the po­lit­i­cal sit­u­a­tion in their re­spec­tive coun­tries, the state of Greece’s econ­omy and the refugee cri­sis.

Py­att also met with Deputy Prime Min­is­ter Yian­nis Dra­gasakis for talks that fo­cused on the meet­ings Obama is to have in Athens next week.

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