EP Head Gianni Pittella expresses disappointment over ANEL participation in Greek government to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras

Brief talks on economic matters and Greek debt relief

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras met with the head of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella on the sidelines of the EU emergency Summit on the migration crisis which starts in Brussels on Wednesday evening. Pittella expressed his disappointment to Tsipras on the participation of the right-populist party ANEL (Independent Greeks) in the newly formed coalition government of Greece during their brief meeting. According to sources, their talks revolved around Greek debt relief and economic policies.