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Updated - Greek PM thanks Malta for its help, discusses migration

Updated after meeting with Dr Gonzi -

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras this morning said his country wanted to thank Malta for its assistance in this difficult time.

Speaking to timesofmalta.com, Mr Samaras, who is currently in Malta, said Greece would come out of this crisis.

"The Greek success story will be a European success story" he said on the sidelines of the Congress of the European Popular Party, being held at the Radisson Golden Sands Hotel.

Mr Samaras in the afternoon had talks with Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi, whom he described as "a great European leader".

The subjects discussed included the situation in the eurozone and illegal immigration, a problem for both Greece and Malta.

All countries, he said, needed to pressure Europe to  adopt common policies on illegal migration.

Mr Samaras also praised Dr Gonzi for his leadership.

"You have given us practical ideas and we follow closely what you say," he said.

Mr Saramas later went on a tour of St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta.

See video above.



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