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ATHENS, September 17 (Itar-Tass) - Russia is set to provide support to Greece to work its way out of the economic crisis, Russian Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko said after talks with her Greek counterpart Evangelos Meimarakis on Tuesday.
“I sincerely believe that Greece will overcome the hardest period in its life and will get out of the crisis and citizens’ life will improve,” she said. “I also want to say that Russia not only empathizes with what is going on in there, but it is also set to provide comprehensive assistance and support.”
Matviyenko said this theme was comprehensively discussed during her official visit to Athens.
The official visit began Monday, September 16: it envisaged negotiation with head of the Greek parliament Evangelos Meimarakis, Deputy Prime Minister - Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos. Talks with Ieronymos II, the Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Greece, Chairman of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry Konstantinos Michalos, representatives of Greek businesses, as well as a number of other meetings were also planned.