PM Tsipras departed for Warsaw in order to attend a NATO summit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday departed for Warsaw in order to attend a NATO summit taking place in the Polish capital on Friday and Saturday. He will be accompanied by National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Hellenic National Defence General Staff chief Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis.

The prime minister’s schedule starts with the reception of NATO heads of state and government at 13:40 local time. He will then attend the NATO leaders’ meeting between 15:30 and 18:30 and a working dinner at Poland’s presidential mansion from 20:30 to 23:00.

On Saturday morning Tsipras will attend a special session devoted to Afghanistan from 9:00-11:00, a lunch for heads of state and government, defence ministers and foreign ministers at 11:00 and then take part in a second North Atlantic Council meeting between noon and 14:00.

The Greek prime minister will also be at a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) at the level of Heads of State and/or Government from 15:00-16:30 before departing for Athens with the Greek delegation at 18:30