US President Obama visit to Greece a message of support, says Alt FM Katrougalos

US president Barack Obama’s visit to Greece is a “confirmation of Greece’s strategic importance for the US” as well as “a symbolic action” that sends a “a message of support to Greece to the open political problems such as the debt issue,” Alternate Foreign Minister responsible for European Affairs George Katrougalos said on Monday speaking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency’s radio “Praktorio 104.9”.

Referring to Donald Trump’s election, he said it “marks the inevitable change to the status quo” and explained “the middle class is suffocating and reacts differently from country to country.”