Main opposition New Democracy's leader Antonis Samaras will be departing for Brussels on Monday in order to take part in the European People's Party (EPP) summit. While there, he is to have a series of meetings with European politicians and members of the European Commission.

These will include a private meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, the president the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek, European Commissioner for financial programming and the budget Janusz Lewandowski and a number of EPP officials.

Samaras will also have a working meeting with New Democracy MEPs.