The President of the Federal Republic of Germany Mr. Frank Walter Steinmeier is on a two–day official visit to Greece at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Mr. Prokopis Pavlopolos.

The German President placed a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier this morning and then met with President Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Tsipras.

In the afternoon Mr. Steinmeier will be named Honorary Doctor of the Faculty of Law of the University of Athens, while on Friday he will visit the archaeological site of Ancient Messina, in Ithomi. The German President will then be named an honorary citizen of the city of Kalamata and then depart for Berlin.