French President Macron stresses importance of a strong Europe

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Thursday received French President Emmanuel Macron at the Presidential Mansion.

Following an official reception ceremony, President Pavlopoulos presented Macron with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer medal, the oldest and highest decoration awarded by the modern Greek state.

“The French government will continue its efforts so that Greece remains in the Eurozone,” French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday in the meeting.

Macron congratulated the Greek government on its implementation of reforms, adding that Greeks have made a lot of sacrifices.

Moreover, the French President stressed the importance of a strong Europe does not depart from its values.