Greek foreign minister Stavros Lambrinidis was due to begin a two-day visit to Berlin on Tuesday, during which he will meet with German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle.
Lambrinidis' itinerary also includes meetings with SPD parliamentary group leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Greens vice-chairman Cem Ozdemir.

The Greek foreign minister will also address the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) on the theme "Reclaiming Europe’s lost values: responsibility and solidarity".