ND leader Mitsotakis: Government ‘incapable of serving nation’s interests’

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis attacked the government on Sunday, while commenting on the rally over the FYROM name issue held in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, saying that it was “incapable of serving [...]

No confirmation that Greek was among Kabul attack victims, foreign ministry says

The Greek foreign ministry has not confirmed reports that a Greek national was among the victims of the attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, where 18 people were killed on Sunday. The ministry said it was in continuous communication [...]

Kotzias, Bushati report ‘significant progress’ during bilateral talks in Korce

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his Albanian counterpart Ditmir Bushati reported significant progress during the recent bilateral talks in Korce, Albania, in a joint announcement issued by the foreign ministries in both countries [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis: Every human life ended by terrorism deeply injures us all

Every human life ended by terrorism deeply injuries us all, main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday, addressing family members gathered for the annual memorial service held for victims of terrorism at the Athens [...]

Greek voters will be the final judge, main opposition ND comments regarding PM’s interview

Regardless of how many interview Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gives, Greek voters will be the final judge, main opposition New Democracy said in a press release on Sunday, commenting on the prime minister’s interview in the Sunday newspaper [...]

Greece and Bulgaria are ‘guarantors of stability’ in the Balkans, Bulgarian diplomat tells ANA

Greece and Bulgaria are “the guarantors of stability and progress in the Balkans”, the ChargĂ© d’Affaires of the Bulgarian Embassy in Athens Vesselin Ivanov told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) in an interview published [...]

FM NIkos Kotzias briefs PM Alexis Tsipras on FYROM name talks

A meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on the latest developments concerning the name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) concluded on Wednesday. Kotzias informed the prime [...]

Gov’t handling of the FYROM name issue is ‘irresponsible’, says ND spokeswoman Spyraki

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokeswoman Maria Spyraki sternly attacked the government on its handling of the FYROM name issue during a press briefing on Thursday, saying it was handling a crucial issue on terms of domestic political confrontation. The [...]

Tzanakopoulos: Gov’t will strive for name issue solution without jeopardising Greece’s interests

The government desires a solution to the FYROM name issue, which has caused problems for Greece for over 25 years, though on no account will it place the country’s national interests at risk, State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris [...]

School meal programme expanded to more than 130,000 schools in 2017, PM Tsipras says

“The successful school meal programme was expanded to more than 130,000 elementary school students in 2017. Our goal is for all children to be focused on their school and their progress, undistracted by their parents’ difficult struggle [...]