ND spox Spyraki accuses PM of not ‘making the most’ of his US visit

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesperson Maria Spyraki on Friday accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of not fully exploiting the potential opportunities to extract benefits for Greece during his trip to the US. ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, [...]

US Ambassador Pyatt: US-Greece bilateral relationship is based on deep and mutual appreciation

“The US-Greece bilateral relationship is based on deep and mutual appreciation, shared democratic values and our long-term strategic interests,” the US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said on Friday in an interview with ‘Ta [...]

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits eHealth Forum 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday paid a visit to the eHealth Forum 2017, which is taking place in Technopolis, Athens under the aegis of SEV and is dedicated to promoting digital health. Mitsotakis, who [...]

There is optimism, although cautious, over Tsipras’ visit to the US, Pappas says

There is optimism, albeit cautious optimism, over Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ visit to the US, Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and the Media Nikos Pappas said on Friday in parliament. “We keep the positive results, [...]

Tsipras proposes measures to strengthen EU-Turkey deal on migration

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed five measures to tackle migration and refugee flows effectively on a European level during his address at the two-day summit in Brussels on Thursday. Tsipras spoke of the recent increase in refugee flows [...]

Alt. Defence Minister Vitsas: The first batch of US-upgraded F-16s will arrive in 2019

Greece will receive the first batch of upgraded F-16s (Vipers) from the United States in 2019, Alternate National Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas told Sto Kokkino FM radio. In comments to the radio station, Vitsas said that the fighter aircraft [...]

Foreign ministry blasts demolition of minority’s property in Albania

Greece’s foreign ministry expressed its concern on Thursday about the fact that the Albanian government “continues to promote measures for the demolition of property belonging to members of the Greek national minority, within the framework [...]

US reply on cost of F-16 fleet upgrade expected within days, armed forces say

A final detailed breakdown from the United States on the cost of upgrading the Greek Air Force’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets to the Viper variant is expected within days, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff announced on Thursday. [...]

President Pavlopoulos: ‘There are no grey zones in the Aegean’

Greece extends a hand of friendship and desires Turkey’s European course but its borders are absolutely clear and no dispute of the Lausanne Treaty can be tolerated, President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos stressed on Thursday, [...]

Greece’s place in a ‘changing EU’ discussed at meeting with Juncker, Mitsotakis says

The future of Europe and Greece’s place “in a rapidly changing European Union,” were the focus of his discussion with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos [...]