Mr Putin will meet with President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The summit talks will focus on key aspects of bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation, including joint projects in the energy and transport sectors. Particular emphasis will be given to cultural and humanitarian cooperation, including in the context of the reciprocal Year of Greece and Year of Russia, which started in January 2016, and the celebrations in 2016 of 1,000 years of Russian presence on the holy Mt Athos.
There will also be an exchange of views on current international and regional issues.
The visit is to conclude with the signing of a number of bilateral agreements.