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New Cyprus FM meets with Greek counterpart

New Cyprus FM meets with Greek counterpart The newly appointed Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus, Ioannis Kasoulides, met with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, on Wednesday. “Unfortunately, Turkey continues its provocative actions, violating the sovereignty and sovereign rights of both Greece and Cyprus,” stated Dendias in the shared press conference after the meeting, […]

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Greek Foreign Minister meets with United States Ambassador in Athens

Greek Foreign Minister meets with United States Ambassador in Athens Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt on Tuesday on the foreign ministry, ANA reports.During the meeting, issues related to the strategic partnership and cooperation between Greece and the USA were discussed, as well as the recent developments in the wider […]

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FM Dendias meets with outgoing Spanish Ambassador Viguera

FM Dendias meets with outgoing Spanish Ambassador Viguera To κόλπο για να μη μυρίζει το κουνουπίδι όταν το βράζετε 12:44 Συνάντηση Μητσοτάκη με τον Σαουδάραβα Μr. «Four Seasons» 12:40 Γέροντας Βαρθολομαίος: 40 μη εμβολιασμένοι μοναχοί έχασαν τη ζωή τους στο Άγιον Όρος 12:36 Πώς από ένα μήνυμα γονέα στο email άλλαξε μορφή το δημοτικό σχολείο […]

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Eurogroup meets on Monday – The agenda

Eurogroup meets on Monday – The agenda Eurozone finance ministers are meeting on Monday amid new challenges posed by the Omicron variant, as well as rising inflation. According to the report, the Eurogroup will hold a thematic discussion on economic adjustment and resilience to the recent performance of the eurozone compared to its international counterparts, […]

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PM Mitsotakis meets French presidential elections candidate Valerie Pecresse

PM Mitsotakis meets French presidential elections candidate Valerie Pecresse Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a private lunch on Friday with visiting President of the Paris Region and candidate in France’s spring presidential elections Valerie Pecresse. During the lunch, the traditionally excellent Greek-French relations were reportedly reaffirmed. Mitsotakis and Pecress also talked about challenges faced by […]

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Greek FM meets with Angola’s Secretary of State for External Relations

Greek FM meets with Angola’s Secretary of State for External Relations Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met on Tuesday with Angola’s Secretary of State for External Relations Esmeralda Mendonça in Luanda, ANA reports.The Foreign Minister of Angola Tete Antonio was tested positive for coronavirus before his meeting with Dendias and Mendonça replaced him at the meeting.Furthermore, […]

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Foreign minister meets Nigerian counterpart, chief health officer in Abuja

Foreign minister meets Nigerian counterpart, chief health officer in Abuja Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias paid a visit to Nigeria on Monday and met with his counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama in the capital of Abuja. Dendias and Onyeama signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral talks between the two countries while the Greek minister noted that […]

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Greece Honors Distinguished Hellenes of the Diaspora

Greece Honors Distinguished Hellenes of the Diaspora Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou meets the honorees in Athens on Thursday. Credit: Presidency of the Hellenic Republic Greece honored eight distinguished figures of the Greek diaspora for excellence in their fields and promoting Greece abroad in an event on Thursday in Athens. The third edition of the annual […]

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Christopsomo: Where Bread Meets Fine Art on the Greek Christmas Table

Christopsomo: Where Bread Meets Fine Art on the Greek Christmas Table Christopsomo is one of the most complicated of all of Greece’s traditional desserts for Christmas. Credit: Screenshot/Youtube Christopsomo, or “Christ’s bread,” has been an indispensable part of the Christmas Day table in every Greek household throughout the centuries. If you are ever fortunate enough […]

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KINAL parliamentary group meets under new leader for first time

KINAL parliamentary group meets under new leader for first time Newly elected party leader of Movement for Change (KINAL) Nikos Androulakis held the first meeting of the parliamentary group under his leadership on Tuesday, and called for party unity. Following his proposals, Larissa MP Evangelia Liakouli was unanimously approved as new secretary of the group. […]

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University reform meets strong resistance

University reform meets strong resistance Despite the government’s much touted ambitious plans to reform higher education, they have stalled mainly due to political considerations and the opposition of trade unions. In contrast to the current situation, the reforms in 1982 proceeded without much reaction because they coincided with the political context of the time and […]

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Pope Francis meets with migrants at Lesvos island center

Pope Francis meets with migrants at Lesvos island center Pope Francis, who is on a three-day official visit to Greece as of Saturday, flew to Lesvos on Sunday to meet with migrants at the Reception and Identification Center on the island. Accompanying the head of the Catholic Church and leader of the Vatican state to […]

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Pope meets the Archbishop of Athens

Pope meets the Archbishop of Athens At the arrival of Pope Francis at the Athens Archdiocese, and as he was walking inside the headquarters of the Church of Greece, an elderly priest shouted “Pope, you are a heretic,” before he was removed by police. This, however, was the only negative note in the Pope’s meeting […]

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Pope Francis meets Mitsotakis as part of Athens visit

Pope Francis meets Mitsotakis as part of Athens visit Visiting Pope Francis met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday afternoon, as part of the religious leader’s there-day visit to the country which started earlier in the day. The two officials discussed issues of “mutual interest,” government sources said, without elaborating further. Mitsotakis thanked the […]

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PM Mitsotakis meets with visiting Pope Francis, Vatican PM

PM Mitsotakis meets with visiting Pope Francis, Vatican PM Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Pope Francis, who arrived for a three-day visit to Greece on Saturday. Mitsotakis also met separately with Secretary of the State of the Vatican (prime minister), Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on the occasion of the pope’s visit. “We still remember vividly […]

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Pope meets Cyprus’ Orthodox leader to strengthen ties

Pope meets Cyprus’ Orthodox leader to strengthen ties Pope Francis met Friday with the leader of Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Church with the aim of further mending an ideological and political rift between the Catholic West and the Orthodox East that dates back nearly a millennium. Archbishop Chrysostomos II greeted Francis and the two went behind […]

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PM Mitsotakis meets with SEV members

PM Mitsotakis meets with SEV members Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday met with members of the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) at the Maximos Mansion. According to government sources, issues related to the economy, private investment, as well as the energy and digital transition, human resource skills and industrial policy […]

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Dendias meets with counterparts FROM Egypt, Jordan, Iraq in Bahrain

Dendias meets with counterparts FROM Egypt, Jordan, Iraq in Bahrain Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his counterparts of Egypt, of Jordan and of Iraq, and also with Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, on the first of his three-day visit to Bahrain on Saturday. At capital city Manama, Dendias will be attending […]

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Mitsotakis meets with institutional investors, corporate execs in London

Mitsotakis meets with institutional investors, corporate execs in London Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis continued his official visit to London on Wednesday, as contacts with representatives of institutional investors, corporate executives and credit institutions were on the itinerary. Mitsotakis, a day after meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, promoted what he called the prospects […]

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Alternate FM meets with Russian ambassador ahead of Moscow visit

Alternate FM meets with Russian ambassador ahead of Moscow visit Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis met with the Russian Ambassador to Greece ,Andrey Maslov, on Wednesday, ahead of his visit to Moscow on November 29-30 which will be followed with a visit by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Russia on December 8. The meeting was […]

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Minister of Shipping meets with French Deputy Minister of Economy

Minister of Shipping meets with French Deputy Minister of Economy The decarbonisation of shipping in both seafaring and coastal shipping was at the center of the meeting of the French Deputy Minister of Economy, Finance and Recovery, Olivier Dussopt, with the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Giannis Pliakiotakis. Mr. Plakiotakis noted that in the […]

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Dendias meets with Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin

Dendias meets with Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin The Holy See’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on Tuesday received visiting Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias at the Vatican. Both officials reaffirmed the excellent relations between Greece and The Vatican and they had a constructive discussion on bilateral and regional issues ahead of Pope […]

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Dendias meets with Italian counterpart in Rome

Dendias meets with Italian counterpart in Rome Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, who is on a visit to Rome and the Vatican City, on Monday met with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio.  The two ministers discussed ways of strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation within the EU, as well as regional developments regarding Libya, the […]

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Greek Tourism Minister meets with British counterpart

Greek Tourism Minister meets with British counterpart Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Tuesday met with his British counterpart Robert Courts in London, ANA reports.According to a Greek tourism ministry statement, Kikilias raised the issue of facilitating the movements of citizens between the two countries, both for British visitors coming to Greece and Greek business […]

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Tourism Minister Kikilias meets with his British counterapart Courts

Tourism Minister Kikilias meets with his British counterapart Courts Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Tuesday met with his British counterpart Robert Courts in London. According to a Greek tourism ministry announcement, Kikilias raised the issue of facilitating the movements of citizens between the two countries, both for British visitors coming to Greece and Greek business […]

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Dendias meets China counterpart in Athens

Dendias meets China counterpart in Athens Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at the Foreign Minister in Athens on Wednesday. Talks are expected to center on bilateral relations in a wide range of areas including the economy, culture and tourism. Recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Cyprus issue will […]

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Call for Halki reopening as patriarch meets Biden, Blinken

Call for Halki reopening as patriarch meets Biden, Blinken Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of some 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, Tuesday met separately with US President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Climate change, Covid-19 and religious freedom were the focus of talks between the American president and the patriarch, […]

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Tourism Minister meets with UAE Ambassador

Tourism Minister meets with UAE Ambassador Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias met with the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Sulaiman Hamed Salem Almazroui, at the Ministry of Tourism on Monday. During the meeting, they underlined the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries and the common will to deepen cooperation in the tourism sector. The […]

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Mitsotakis meets with Kerry in Riyadh

Mitsotakis meets with Kerry in Riyadh Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on the sidelines of the Middle East Green Initiative in Riyadh on Monday. Mitsotakis briefed Kerry on the Greek government’s initiative for its “green” transition and the fulfilment of EU environmental goals for 2030, […]

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Patriarch Bartholomew Meets President Biden at the Oval Office

Patriarch Bartholomew Meets President Biden at the Oval Office Patriarch Bartholomew meets President Biden at the Oval Office on Monday. Credit: Twitter/Archbishop Elpidophoros Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met President Biden at the White House on Monday in a meeting described as “warm and cordial.” The focus of their discussion was climate change. The Ecumenical Patriarch noted […]

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