FM Kotzias to attend EU Council meetings in Luxembourg

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias is due to visit Luxembourg for two days, in order to participate in the EU Foreign Affairs Council and the General Affairs Council on Monday and Tuesday. The meetings on Monday will begin with a working breakfast [...]

Eurogroup decision did not confirm ‘great expectations’ on debt, Dendias says

The first impression from the decisions on Greece taken at the June 21 Eurogroup are that the expectations cultivated by the government for substantial debt relief were not confirmed, main opposition New Democracy’s parliamentary spokesman [...]

Greece has gained a ‘clear corridor for 15 years’, Pappas says

The Eurogroup’s decisions on Greece’s debt mean that the country has gained “a clear corridor for the next 15 years,” Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Minister Nikos Pappas noted on Sunday, speaking to the [...]

Greece must always stand united, President Pavlopoulos notes in Hydra

Greece must defend the major national issues relating to its existence as a people and a nation with absolute, unbroken unity, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos said on Sunday. He was speaking at an event on the island [...]

Avramopoulos: Time for common European solutions on asylum system

“It is the time for common European solutions in order to meet in a fair, balanced and long term manner the weaknesses of the European asylum system,” said European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris [...]

Defence Min. Kammenos: A new day dawns for the Greek people

“A new day dawns for the Greek people, the era of loan memoranda is over,” National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said early on Friday in a tweet. Following the Eurogroup decision on Greece’s adjustment program, Kammenos [...]

FM Nikos Kotzias: FYROM name deal is an example of solving differences

The reaching of an agreement with FYROM over the name dispute is an example of solving significant differences in the broader southeastern Mediterranean, said Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Thursday, on the island of Rhodes. In a speech marking [...]

PM ALexis Tsipras to visit London, meet with May and Corbyn

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay an official visit to London on Monday. During his visit, he will have a meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May, as well as the leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn. Tsipras wil meet also with [...]

Pavlopoulos: Greece must be ‘strong and respected’, live up to its potential

Greece needs to restore its prestige, both within its European family and in the international arena, “to that level that gives our people and nation the strength and means to make their own contribution to the building of the modern world,” [...]

Kotzias: Rhodes conference creates a bridging grid for countries in the region

Via an active and multi dimensional foreign policy, a “bridge-building network” is being created between countries in the region. “Through these initiatives, Greeceā€™s position as a pillar of stability is being enhanced and [...]