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Obama scheduled to visit Greece on November 15

TAGS: Diplomacy, Politics

The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Barack Obama will travel to Greece on November 15, a week after the US presidential elections, to “reaffirm our support for ongoing efforts to place the Greek economy on a path to sustainability and renewed prosperity” and to “make clear our appreciation for the remarkable generosity shown by the Greek government and people to refugees and migrants.”

Obama will meet with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos and with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to the statement, which did not confirm reports that he will also visit Lesvos during his trip to Greece.

It said the US president would travel to Germany on November 17-18 and Peru on November 18-20.

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