Important economic agreements will be signed, within the scope of French President Emmanuel Macron’s official visit in Greece that is concluded on Friday, for the support of the Greek Development Bank by the respective French one, for the participation of a French company in buying the Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH), as well as in the sectors of defense, transport, energy and new technologies.

President Macron’s speech from the Pnyx, on Thursday, was full of symbolisms. Mr. Macron stressed the need for a restart of Europe, with bold changes, while also speaking of a more democratic Europe and proposing a road map for its future. On his part, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed the need to promote the dialogue for “a new democracy policy in Europe”, so that solidarity and equality among states and citizens are restored.

Translation: Eleni Gogou