Greece will exit the programme in August, gov’t spokesman Tzanakopoulos says

Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday in an interview with Alpha radio station that the country will exit the programme in August 2018. He explained that the government’s priorities are the end of the programme, the [...]

Dep.FM Quick attends UN meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace

Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick is participating in the High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace organised by the United Nations in New York, which convenes on Tuesday and Wednesday. The main goal of the meeting is to evaluate [...]

PM Tsipras in Bucharest for Greece-Bulgaria-Romania-Serbia meeting

The European Union-Western Balkans summit, to be held in Sofia on May 17, will dominate the Quartet Meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, and Serbian [...]

PM Tsipras to meet with leaders of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia in Bucharest

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will attend a quadrilateral high-level meeting of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia in Bucharest on Tuesday. Fellow-attendees include the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov and of Romania Viorica Dancila, [...]

Fulbright Foundation celebrates its 70th anniversary in Greece, at presidential mansion event

Fulbright Foundation Greece celebrated its 70th anniversary at the presidential mansion earlier on Monday, attended by President Prokopios Pavlopoulos, US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, Fulbright Athens’ Executive Director Artemis [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis sends message to Ankara to release two Greek soldiers

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday sent a message to Ankara to immediately release the two Greek soldiers that are being detained without charge. Mitsotakis stressed that Greece would not engage in any thought [...]

PM’s office: Turkey must immediately return the two Greek soldiers

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ press office asked on Monday for the immediate return of the two Greek soldiers detained in a Turkish jail. According to the announcement, any reference to the exchange of the two Greek soldiers with the [...]

Erdogan: We could return Greek soldiers if ‘Turkey’s 8’ are extradited

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country will consider returning the two Greek soldiers who have been detained in Turkey if Greece extradites the eight Turkish servicemen who sought protection in the country after the foiled coup [...]

We must raise public awareness over sustainable growth, ND leader Mitsotakis says

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with volunteers and citizens of Athens on Sunday that gathered for the event “Elpidos 2030” and was briefed on the work of 25 organisations from all over Europe that [...]

Words have value when they are accompanied by action, says President Pavlopoulos

President of Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Sunday referred to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements on Saturday noting that “statements for a peaceful co-existence of our peoples are important and have value when [...]