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Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras at their press conference.

Photos: Greek Prime Minister Tsipras visits Merkel in Berlin

Alexis Tsipras, the freshly minted Prime Minister of Greece, came to visit Angela Merkel in Berlin yesterday evening. The meeting ranged from palpably tense to awkwardly humorous, but no real drama to speak of. Photos below.

Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras start their press conference.

Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras start their press conference.

Alexis Tsipras, deep in thought.

Alexis Tsipras, deep in thought.

Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras at their press conference.

Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras at their press conference.

Merkel is thinking, "hey, he's stealing my hand thing!"

Merkel is thinking, “hey, he’s stealing my hand thing!”

Alexis Tsipras.

Alexis Tsipras.

The press conference ended without incident.

The press conference ended without incident.

Angela Merkel strolls through the yard at the chancellery.

Angela Merkel strolls through the yard at the chancellery.