March 2, 2020 / 5:32 PM / a month ago

Greek PM speaks to U.S. President Trump, says has backing on borders

FILE PHOTO: Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrives for the second day of the European Union leaders summit, held to discuss the EU's long-term budget for 2021-2027, in Brussels, Belgium, February 21, 2020. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump over the migration crisis evolving on Greece’s borders with Turkey, a statement from the Greek premier’s office said on Monday.

Trump, the statement added, ‘recognised the right of Greece to enforce the law on its borders’.

Reporting By Michele Kambas

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