Main opposition New Democracy (ND) party leader Antonis Samaras met here on Wednesday with European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek.

After the meeting, Samaras underlined that the European Parliament has a stronger role in issues related with the economic crisis such as, giving the “green light” to the EU leaders’ decisions on the economic governance of Europe.

Samaras stressed that “our continuous and close contact with the European Parliament is necessary”, adding that “Greece expects support as regards the Structural Funds, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the major European infrastructure projects.”