Tsipras to visit Mount Athos

Leftist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras was expected to visit to visit Mount Athos in northern Greece on Thursday and Friday at the invitation of the monastic community, according to reports.

Reports said Tsipras would be accompanied by MPs Ioannis Amanatidis and Makis Lykopoulos, both responsible for religious affairs, and Nikos Pappas, the head of SYRIZA’s political office.

No details were provided on the program of the visit.