ATHENS, March 25. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent messages of congratulations to Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Greek Independence Day, the Russian Embassy in Athens reported on Facebook.
"Putin noted that further development of bilateral cooperation in various areas undoubtedly met the interests of the people of Russia, Greece and all of Europe. The implementation of the agreements reached [with Tsipras] at the December meeting in Moscow will contribute to deepening relations," the embassy stressed in a statement.
Putin wished the Greek leadership and the Greek people happiness, prosperity and progress.