Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016

Vice President Biden met today with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras. The leaders agreed on the importance of moving forward as quickly as possible on Greece’s economic reforms, including serious discussions with creditors on debt relief. The Vice President commended the Prime Minister for the constructive approach his government has taken on the Cyprus issue, along with his leadership on energy infrastructure projects that boost European energy security. Both leaders stressed the importance of security cooperation and continuing to move forward on a whole-of-Europe solution to the migration crisis.