Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had separate telephone conversations with French President François Hollande and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, his office said.
In his talks with Hollande, they noted the need to conclude the country’s program review very soon, as well as the full implementation of the July agreement, Tsipras’ office said.
Speaking with Biden, the two sides focused on the ongoing negotiations for Greece’s economic program, developments on the refugee crisis and energy cooperation in the region. On the program review, both sides agreed for a need to conclude it quickly and start talks on debt relief in April.
On the refugee crisis, Tsipras and Biden noted the efforts of Greece to manage the issue in a humane and effective manner, while on energy they discussed the operation of TAP and IGB pipelines.