PM Alexis Tsipras in Brussels to attend European Council on Thursday, Friday

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due to arrive in Brussels on Wednesday evening in order to attend meetings of the European Council on Thursday and Friday.

On Thursday at 13:30, before the meeting of European heads of state and government, he will take part in a Party of European Socialists (PES) preparatory summit as an observer. He will then participate in the European Council starting at 15:00 and the dinner for EU leaders at 20:30.

On Friday morning at 10:00 he will take part in a working breakfast to discuss the departure of the United Kingdom from the EU (Article 50) and at 12:30 he will take part in a summit for the Eurozone.