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Obama arrives in Greece

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 01:09

Barack Obama arrives in Athens, Greece for what will be his last trip to Europe as president of the United States. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Athens, Greece on Tuesday for his last trip to Europe before handing over power to Donald Trump in January. Obama will discuss the debt issue and the continent's migrant crisis with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, but his visit will also trigger protests by leftist groups and trade unions that have long seen the United States as an "imperialist" power. Greece hopes the visit will increase pressure on its creditors to grant debt relief to an economy shattered by years of recession. The United States and the International Monetary Fund have urged a restructuring of Greece's crippling debt load but face resistance from the European Union, particularly Germany, whose banks would be most exposed to such a move.

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Obama arrives in Greece

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 01:09