The visit to Athens by the outgoing American President Barack Obama on November 15th-16th was planned on the certainty that it was going to take place after the victory of Hillary Clinton.
One of the reasons, many observers believe, President Obama went to Greece this week, is to press Athens to be “helpful” for a “solution” to the Cyprus problem.
The Cyprus problem is a Russian problem as well.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov begins his two-day trip to Greece on November 1st. During his visit, he plans to discuss important issues of bilateral relations, contradictions between Moscow and Brussels, as well as solutions to the most pressing international problems, with the country’s leadership.
There are two fundamental aspects of the Greek bail-out program which are usually overlooked, as most people consider it to be just a harsh neoliberal economic program.