Obama emphasises need for debt relief in Athens but Berlin keeps expectations low

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Austerity, Debt, USA
Photo by Fosphotos
Photo by Fosphotos

US President Barack Obama ended his two-day visit to Athens on Wednesday with a significant speech on democracy and the threat it faces but without adding anything significant to issues related exclusively to Greece.

Obama began his day with a visit to the Acropolis and its museum in what the local media saw as providing a potential boost to the local tourism sector via the international coverage the US leader’s visit received and by promoting the benefits of visiti...

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