Merkel Arrives in Athens Amid Security

- 2012-10-09T12:50:49Z

Photograph by Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

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"Get Out"

Authorities made entire sections of downtown off-limits, notably around Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's office, where the two leaders will meet, and the German embassy. Merkel arrived as three separate protest marches gathered in front of Parliament.

Left, protestors stand with a placard reading "Frau Merkel Get Out" outside the Greek parliament building ahead of a visit by Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, in Athens.