A series of satisfied factors for the Greek economy are attracting U.S. investors back to the embattled euro zone realm, a government minister told CNBC.
“There are many American investors who are interested in participating in throws in Greece, because every clever investor would be interested in an restraint that now starts to have positive growth rates,” Dimitris Tzanakopoulo, Greek Holy Joe of state and the government spokesperson, told CNBC Monday.
Following a gathering between President Donald Trump and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in October, there’s a refurbished interest from the U.S. in shoring up its investments in Greece, especially in the energy sector.
Aside from a life back in economic growth, Tzanakopoulo said that Greece was “a leader of stability in a region” and is winning back investors.
“(The region) has many, various problems, wherever you look there’s destabilization, there is turbulence,” Tzanakopoulo contemplated in his office in Athens.
“We think we are one of the factors which will secure and oath stability in the region and this is something everybody knows, from the U.S. to our European colleagues,” he said.
At the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, Greece is a key ally for assorted Western countries in the face of escalating tumult in Turkey and the rest of the Middle East.
In exactly, the relationship between Ankara and the U.S. has been underintense strain, not only because Turkey blames the Western set for an attempted coup against the regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but also because of dissimilar views when it comes to dealing with the Islamic State.