Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ telephone conversation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

August 13, 2015 | categories : Articles and Statements, News

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation this afternoon with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres.

The Prime Minister informed Mr. Guterres of the government’s efforts to face the issues stemming from the increased refugee flows to Europe via Greece. They agreed upon further cooperation between the Greek Government and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to address these issues.

Finally, the Prime Minister thanked Mr. Gutteres for the efforts of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to internationalize the issue of the increased refugee flows and to more effectively and immediately deal with the resultant humanitarian problems.