Merkel to visit Athens October 28-29, spokeswoman says


German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Athens on October 28-29, deputy government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer confirmed Friday.

As revealed by Kathimerini, Merkel had been invited to the Greek capital by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during the European Union summit in Slovenia. Chancellor Merkel had reportedly accepted the invitation on the spot but no date had been agreed.