French PM to send message of solidarity to Greek people during visit

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will send a message of solidarity and friendship to the Greek people during his visit to Greece on March 3, the French embassy said in a press release on Tuesday.

He will be accompanied by Finance Minister Michel Sapin and European affairs minister, Harlem Désir. Cazeneuve is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the heads of French companies operating in Greece, while he will attend a meeting on the guidelines for applicants who will relocate in France in March.

“On this occasion, he will note the importance of the European Union for the future of the 27 [member-states],” the embassy added.

The French premier will also meet staff of the French Institute in Athens and the French Archaeological School of Athens.