Tsipras to attend EU southern countries' summit in Lisbon

epa05531728 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) poses for a photo with French President Francois Hollande (3-L), Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (2-L), Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat (L), Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades (3-R), Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (2-R) and Spain

 

The leaders of seven EU southern countries, including French President Francois Hollande and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, will meet on Saturday in Lisbon ahead of a series of EU summits.

The agenda includes security issues, the refugee crisis, the control of the borders and the deepening of the economic and monetary union.


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