Tsipras to meet Merkel amid search for political backing

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
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After dancing around the issue for the last few weeks, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, March 23, with the Greek government hoping that the talks could help lead to a so-called “political solution” between Greece and its lenders.

The meeting in Berlin was arranged at Merkel’s suggestion and will take place in the wake of a European Union leaders’ summit in Brussels, where Tsipras had suggested he would seek political support for Greece’s cause. However, there was no indication f...

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