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Joint Statement of the Meeting of the European Affairs Ministers of the Southern European (MED7) countries

Joint Statement of the Meeting of the European Affairs Ministers of the Southern European (MED7) countries Athens, 11 June 2021 We, the Ministers in charge of European Affairs of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, met in Athens on 11 June to reaffirm our commitment to our common European project and to coordinate […]

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European ministers vow to protect reporters, free expression

European ministers vow to protect reporters, free expression NICOSIA – Ministers from 47 Council of Europe member-states have agreed to seek new regulations to protect freedom of expression online and in news media amid growing concerns that artificial intelligence may be used to curtail the right, officials said Friday. The ministers in charge of media […]

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EU Med -7 minister’s meeting opening in Athens on Friday

EU Med -7 minister’s meeting opening in Athens on Friday A meeting of the Ministers of European and Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Malta (EU-Med7) will be held in Athens on Friday, with a focus on the preparations for the EU-Med7 Summit that will take place in Athens in September 2021. […]

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PM Mitsotakis to open EU-Med7 ministers’ meeting in Athens on Friday

PM Mitsotakis to open EU-Med7 ministers’ meeting in Athens on Friday A meeting of the ministers of the EU Mediterranean countries (EU-Med7) will be held in Athens on Friday, with a focus on the preparations for the EU-Med7 Summit that will take place in Athens in September 2021. The Ministerial Meeting wil be held in […]

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Greek PM Mitsotakis Gets an Earful from Yiayias of Astypalaia

Greek PM Mitsotakis Gets an Earful from Yiayias of Astypalaia Credit: Prime Minister’s press office Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis landed in hot water on the Greek island of Astypalaia on Wednesday during his visit to mark the turning of the island into an environmentally green one devoted to stewardship of its resources as well […]

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EU sanctions could target Belarus potash, oil and finance, ministers say

EU sanctions could target Belarus potash, oil and finance, ministers say European Union sanctions on Belarus will likely hit the country’s potash and oil sectors, as well as financial transactions, foreign ministers from Germany, Luxembourg and Lithuania said on Thursday. Tasked by EU leaders with preparing economic sanctions after the forced landing of a passenger […]

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Turkey, Greece Ministers to Meet in Athens After War of Words

Turkey, Greece Ministers to Meet in Athens After War of Words The April meeting between the two Ministers, held in Ankara, ended with arguments in front of the world’s cameras. Credit: Twitter/Nikos Dendias Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said he will visit Greece on May 31 for talks with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. […]

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Historic Russia, Greece Ties Emphasized at Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Historic Russia, Greece Ties Emphasized at Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Foreign Ministers Nikos Dendias and Sergey Lavrov at the press conference on Monday. Credit: Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs The historic ties between Greece and Russia were praised by Foreign Ministers Nikos Dendias and Sergey Lavrov during their meeting in Sochi, Russia on Monday. The ties […]

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Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic say no need for EU talks delay

Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic say no need for EU talks delay The foreign ministers of Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovenia said Sunday there is no reason to delay the launch of accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Austria’s Alexander Schallenberg, the Czech Republic’s Jakub Kulhanek and Slovenia’s Anze Logar, whose country takes over […]

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Cyprus, Greece, Egypt: new threats need tighter defense ties

Cyprus, Greece, Egypt: new threats need tighter defense ties The defense ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt said Wednesday that emerging regional threats and challenges necessitate even closer cooperation and will seek to invite more countries to take part in joint military drills that aim to sharpen their preparedness levels. Cyprus Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides […]

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Greece, Cyprus and Egypt defense ministers meet in Nicosia

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt defense ministers meet in Nicosia The defense ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt will meet in Nicosia on Wednesday. The meeting between Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Charalambos Petrides and General Mohamed Zaki, who are expected to discuss ongoing developments in the eastern Mediterranean, is scheduled to start at 3.30 p.m. The three will […]

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Greece, Egypt and Cyprus Defence Ministers trilateral meeting in Nicosia on Wednesday

Greece, Egypt and Cyprus Defence Ministers trilateral meeting in Nicosia on Wednesday A trilateral meeting of the defence ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt will take place on Wednesday in Nicosia. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ Cyprus Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides, Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Egyptian Defence Minister General Mohamed Zaki are expected to discuss […]

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IATA urges Greece to push ahead with plans for independent aviation regulator

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Greek ministers and air carriers to help support efforts for a common travel protocol and an enhanced pre-flight Covid-19 testing program, at an online conference held on Wednesday.  Organized by IATA and titled “Leading Greece into a New Aviation Reality”, the conference was attended by key ministers […]

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PM Mitsotakis to meet with Foreign Ministers of Canada, Germany on Tuesday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet with the foreign ministers of Canada and Germany on Tuesday. The Greek Premier will meet with Canada’s Francois-Philippe Champagne at 13:00 and with Germany’s Heiko Maas at 19:00. Both meetings will be held at Maximos Mansion, the prime ministerial headquarters. At 17:00 Mitsotakis will address the event of the […]

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