U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visits Greece to discuss Cyprus

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will travel on Sunday to Athens, where he will deliver symbolically important support to Greece’s new Prime Minister Lucas Papademos.

He will also meet with President Karolos Papoulias and the leaders of the two largest Greek political parties.

Biden is expected to discuss Cyprus and the need to keep tensions in check around oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, where Cyprus plans to issue exploration licences despite Turkish objections.

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