Amendment to the draft law on an out-of-court mechanism passes in parliament

An amendment submitted to the draft law on an out-of-court mechanism to restructure company debts was passed with with 149 votes in favour in Parliament on Friday. All the opposition parties voted against (97 votes).

Tsipras sentenced Greece with fourth memorandum, ND spokesman Kikilias claims

Alexis Tsipras sentenced the country with a fourth memorandum without funding and turned his own failures and his personal political defeat into misery for our people, stated main opposition New Democracy (ND)spokesman Vassilis Kikilias in an [...]

Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers to focus on FYROM and Greek-Turkish relations

The Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers to be held on Friday in Valletta will focus on key issues of Greek interest, the internal developments in Turkey and Turkey-EU relations, as well as the turbulent situation created yesterday in FYROM. Greek [...]

Athens Newspapers Headlines: Friday 28/04 edition

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance DIMOKRΑΤΙΑ: Who is talking! ΕTHΝΟS: New loan installment cuts ΕΙDISEIS: Three horror scenarios ΕLEFTHERΙΑ: (New Democracy leader) Kyriakos Mitsotakis attacks for the parliament degradation ΕSΤΙΑ: [...]

Roll call vote on out-of-court mechanism for company debts scheduled for Friday

Main government coalition party SYRIZA asked for a roll call vote on the principle, the articles and the amendments to the draft law for an out-of-court mechanism to restructure company debts. The parliament’s chair proposed starting the vote [...]

Leftist progressive federalism can give new impetus to EU, Pappas says in ‘Le Monde’ article

An article by Greece’s Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Minister Nikos Pappas on leftist progressive federalism as a force giving a new impetus to European integration was published in the French newspaper “Le Monde” [...]

Greece and Algeria to ‘intensify’ bilateral relations, Kotzias says in Algiers

Greece and Algeria are intensifying their relations after a period of many years, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said here on Thursday, in joint statements with Algeria’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and [...]

Turkey’s questioning of Greek territorial waters, airspace raised by Kammenos at EU meeting

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos raised the issue of Turkey’s new questioning of Greece’s territory, airspace and territorial waters during his address at the informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Malta on Thursday. Ministers also discussed [...]

EU should come out of Brexit stronger and more democratic, says Katrougalos

The European Union should come out stronger from the Brexit process and especially with an increased social and democratic dimension, Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs George Katrougalos said on Thursday, speaking at the General [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis: We are determined to protect the institutions

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday had a meeting with the president of the Parliament Nikos Voutsis. The leader of the main opposition spoke about the degradation of parliamentary procedures, the refusal of [...]