Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is travelling to Paris, on Thursday, to receive the prizes of Political Courage and of Dedication to the European Ideal, awarded by Politique Internationale political affairs magazine and the Paris’ Bar. In the past, the Political Courage prize has been awarded to Εmmanuel Macron, Christine Lagarde, Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel.

During his visit, PM Tsipras will also meet with French businessmen interested in investing in Greece. On Friday morning, he will have a working breakfast with French President Emmanuel Macron and will then leave for Brussels, to attend the Eastern Partnership summit.

Translation: Eleni Gogou