Tsipras seeks "Club Med" unity as refugee crisis, debt talks move up agenda

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Refugees, SYRIZA
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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is reportedly trying to line up a meeting of southern European, or “Club Med,” leaders in early September as the Greek government seeks allies in its efforts to secure debt relief, but also as concerns grow about how the refugee crisis will unfold.

Tsipras is thought to be trying to convince the leaders of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Malta to attend a meeting in Athens before the European Council that is due to take place in Bratislava on September 16. September 9 has been mentioned...

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