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Obama to host Greek Prime Minister next month - White House

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
WASHINGTON, July 11 (KUNA) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will welcome Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras next month to discuss mutual interests and the country's economic reforms, the White House confirmed Thursday.
During their visit on August 8, the leaders will highlight a broad array of issues, including U.S.-Greek bilateral trade, joint security and counterterrorism cooperation and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance.
Their conversation will also include the prospects for a settlement between Greece and Turkey on Cyprus, developments in North Africa and Syria.
Obama is expected to underscore U.S. support for Greece's economic reforms, according to a White House statement. (end) hy.sd KUNA 112135 Jul 13NNNN