PM Tsipras and ND leader Mitsotakis congratulates new German President Steinmeier

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated the new president of Germany for his election.

“Congratulations to Frank-Walter Steinmeier for his election as President of the Federal Republic of Germany,” Tsipras posted on Twitter.

“It is a message of hope, unity and support for democratic and social values, at a moment when Europe and the international community are facing great challenges,” he added.

On his part, Mitsotakis also posted on Twitter: “Congratulations to Frank-Walter Steinmeier for his election. The new President of the Federal Republic of Germany is a great European politician.”