Athens Newspapers Headlines: Friday 21/01 edition

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance DIΜΟΚRΑΤΙΑ: Stricter warnings from the European Union ΕTHΝΟS: EU directive for measures against Turkey ΕLEFTHEROS TYPOS: 150,000 pensioners waiting for pension ΕSΤΙΑ: The new prime [...]

Government misread Turkey’s actions, ND’s George Koumoutsakos says

Main opposition New Democracy shadow foreign minister George Koumoutsakos on Thursday said “it is time for the EU to view its relationship with Turkey from a realistic perspective, which would be beneficial to both,” speaking during [...]

Pavlopoulos raises the return of Parthenon sculptures at Acropolis Museum

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos said that the struggle for the “repatriation” of the Parthenon Sculptures is “legally and institutionally imperative in the name of World Cultural Heritage,” in his address at the [...]

Mitsotakis had meetings with Merkel, Anastasiades and Weber in Brussels

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday had a meeting on the sidelines of the European People’s Party (EPP) summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as well as Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and the [...]

EU to exam sanctions against Turkey – Ankara is ruling out backing down

Cyprus has threatened to block the whole text on the future prospects of countries willing to join the EU – a group that also includes Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Balkans. Diplomats said Nicosia was demanding [...]

Alt. FM Anagnostopoulou in Luxembourg in the EU General Affairs Council meeting

Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou will be in Luxembourg on Tuesday to take part in the EU General Affairs Council meeting In the context of her presence at the Council, according to a Foreign Ministry announcement, Anagnostopoulou [...]

KKE asks to be officially informed on the developments in the region

Τhe Communist Party of Greece (KKE) on Monday asked to be officially informed on the recent developments in the region that required Government’s Council for Defence and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA) extraordinary meeting on Sunday noting that [...]

Mitsotakis: We should ask for sanctions if Turkey escalates its provocations

For months, Turkey is showing total disrespect to the international law, stated main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday. ”It systematically violates Cyprus’ sovereignty rights inside its EEZ” [...]

Gennimata: Turkey’s clear and unequivocal condemnation by European Council

Movement for Change (Kinima Allagis, KINAL) leader Fofi Gennimata said on Sunday that “Erdogan (Turkish President) violates the international law and escalates the provocations against Greece, Cyprus and Europe even with personal verbal [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis: Stagnation and misery or bold leap into the future

New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday said that in the upcoming national elections that the choices are clear and referred to a bold leap into the future. Mitsotakis who is touring the region of Epirus stated from the town [...]