Merkel spoke to Tsipras ‘several times’ this week, spokeswoman says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke to each other on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday, without giving any further details.

“This week they were in contact several times, including on Wednesday,” Christiane Wirtz said at a news conference in Berlin.

Merkel and Tsipras had already spoken by telephone on Monday night to discuss ongoing talks with international creditors.


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