On the Record Statement by State Department Spokesperson John Kirby
October 1, 2015
Secretary Kerry met with Prime Minister of Greece Tsipras and Foreign Minister Kotzias yesterday in New York.
The Secretary reaffirmed the close bilateral relationship between the United States and Greece, a NATO Ally and EU partner. He encouraged Greece to swiftly implement economic reforms that will allow its return to prosperity and growth within the Eurozone.
The two leaders also discussed the refugee crisis, energy security, Cyprus, and shared regional concerns.