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PM: The dynamism of the Greek-American community is encouraging

PM: The dynamism of the Greek-American community is encouraging Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was awarded the “AHEPA Socrates Award” late on Wednesday by the president of AHEPA, George Horiates, according to ANA. “You have chosen to come to Greece this year, something that has a special historical significance, 200 years since the Greeks rose […]

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PM Mitsotakis: The dynamism of the Greek-American community is encouraging

PM Mitsotakis: The dynamism of the Greek-American community is encouraging Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was awarded the “AHEPA Socrates Award” late on Wednesday by the president of AHEPA, George Horiates. “You have chosen to come to Greece this year, something that has a special historical significance, 200 years since the Greeks rose up to fight […]

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Athens hosts trilateral meeting

Athens hosts trilateral meeting Jordan’s King Abdullah II (l), Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (c), and Cyprus’ President Nikos Anastasiades pose for a group photo ahead of their meeting in Athens, on Wednesday. Greece hosts a one-day trilateral meeting of the three leaders. [Yorgos Karahalis/AP] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Mitsotakis: minimum wage to be increased by 2%

Mitsotakis: minimum wage to be increased by 2% The prime minister has announced that the minimum wage will be increased by 2%. “Contrary to the suggestion of business representatives, the government has decided to increase the minimum wage by 2% this year,” Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced, opening Monday’s cabinet meeting, which was held online. Acknowledging that […]

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PM, president call for social responsibility

PM, president call for social responsibility Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday defended a government decision to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for employees at nursing homes and care facilities during his monthly meeting with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on developments regarding the pandemic. He said the decision was based on the recommendations of the National Bioethics […]

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Mitsotakis hosts meeting with Eurogroup president

Mitsotakis hosts meeting with Eurogroup president Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Friday at his office in the Maximos Mansion with the president of the Eurogroup and finance minister of Ireland, Paschal Donohoe. Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras also attended the meeting, where the discussion focused on the eurozone’s recovery from the pandemic crisis. “For […]

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Greece Invokes Constitution to Impose Compulsory Vaccination

Greece Invokes Constitution to Impose Compulsory Vaccination Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou spoke to the media on Friday, defending compulsory vaccination in Greece. Credit: Greek Reporter Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended compulsory vaccination for some groups in the country by referencing Article 25 of the Greek constitution on […]

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President Sakellaropoulou receives PM Mistotakis

President Sakellaropoulou receives PM Mistotakis Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday went to the Presidential Mansion to brief President of Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on the recent developments on the pandemic. “Initially, I want to inform you that the variant Delta obliges us to intensify our efforts to persuade our compatriots that are skeptical to be […]

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PM briefs Sakellaropoulou on fight against Covid-19

PM briefs Sakellaropoulou on fight against Covid-19 Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday briefed President Katerina Sakallaropoulou on developments regarding the Covid-19 pandemic during their monthly meeting at the Presidential Palace. Mitsotakis said that the government intensified its efforts to combat vaccine hesitancy and correct the misinformation that is slowing the fight against the coronavirus. […]

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Greek Prime Minister: Mental health is of vital importance (video)

Greek Prime Minister: Mental health is of vital importance (video) “It is my duty to be here today because this event will lead to important conclusions from which all countries will benefit ahead of a very serious pre-existing threat which emerged during the period of the pandemic” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis noted addressing on Wednesday […]

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Mitsotakis issues plea to teachers to be vaccinated to ensure safe opening of schools

Mitsotakis issues plea to teachers to be vaccinated to ensure safe opening of schools Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis issued a public plea today to teachers and all employees at schools to get their COVID-19 jabs in order to ensure the safe opening of schools in September. The PM issued the call at an Athens conference […]

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PM urges teachers to get vaccinated ahead of new school year

PM urges teachers to get vaccinated ahead of new school year Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on teachers and professors to get vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of the reopening of schools and universities in September, to prevent contagion in classrooms. “From this podium, invite the educational staff, teachers and professors: Please, get vaccinated! So that […]

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Editorial: Erdogan’s provocations

Editorial: Erdogan’s provocations Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his 19-20 July visit to occupied northern Cyprus did not go to Famagusta (Varosha) as he had planned. He did not want to burn all his bridges or openly clash with his few remaining allies. That, however, did not keep him from going ahead with […]

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PM Mitsotakis speaks on the phone with Iraqi counterpart Mustafa Al-Kadhimi

PM Mitsotakis speaks on the phone with Iraqi counterpart Mustafa Al-Kadhimi Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis late Tuesday spoke on the phone with his Iraqi counterpart Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Government sources said that the two premiers reaffirmed the two sides will for further development of the multilateral bilateral cooperation and deepening of the dialogue in all field […]

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Greek PM on Messinia tour: Vaccination of children will not be obligatory

Greek PM on Messinia tour: Vaccination of children will not be obligatory Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis concluded a tour of Messinia, SW Peloponnese, on Monday with his visit to the town of Kyparissia. Earlier, he had visited the dam of Christianoupoli where he was briefed on the works in progress by Deputy Rural Development […]

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Mitsotakis meets with highest bidder for Skaramangas

Mitsotakis meets with highest bidder for Skaramangas Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Thursday with the highest bidder in the tender for Skaramangas Shipyards, shipowner George Prokopiou, at the Maximos Mansion in Athens. According to sources, Mitsotakis expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the tender and said the government considers the revival of Greece’s shipbuilding […]

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PM says Greece will protect borders from ‘illegal entry’

PM says Greece will protect borders from ‘illegal entry’ Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday Greece will protect its borders from “illegal entry” of migrants,and called for “best possible coordination” with other European member-states on migration. “Greece is committed to protecting its borders, which are also the borders of the European Union. Greece fully […]

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PM to meet EU’s Breton, Sefcovic on Friday

PM to meet EU’s Breton, Sefcovic on Friday Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet with European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton and European Commission Vice President for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight Maros Sefcovic on Friday, the government announced on Thursday. The meetings are scheduled at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively. Source : […]

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PM Mitsotakis meets top bidder for Skaramangas Shipyards, George Prokopiou

PM Mitsotakis meets top bidder for Skaramangas Shipyards, George Prokopiou Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday had a meeting with the highest bidder in the tender for the Skaramangas Shipyards, ship owner George Prokopiou, at the Maximos Mansion. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ According to sources, the prime minister expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the tender […]

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Mitsotakis: EY survey indicates that Greece is becoming an attractive destination for investments

Mitsotakis: EY survey indicates that Greece is becoming an attractive destination for investments Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis commented on the EY report on investments in Greece on Wednesday, saying that the improved picture outlined in the survey indicating that Greece was becoming established as an attractive destination for investments. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ “It is clear […]

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Rules tighten amid Covid squeeze

Rules tighten amid Covid squeeze Following up on Monday’s announcement by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias reiterated Tuesday that the vaccination of all staff at private and public nursing homes and units for the disabled is mandatory and that all must get at least the first dose of the vaccine by August […]

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Kikilias: Healthcare workers who refuse vaccination to be suspended without pay

Kikilias: Healthcare workers who refuse vaccination to be suspended without pay Following Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis national address in which he announced compulsory vaccination for doctors and healthcare workers, Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias today announced that those who do not comply will be suspended from work and docked pay. “By 16 August, healthcare workers must […]

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PM Mitsotakis calls on all parties to ratify E-65 highway concession in Parliament

PM Mitsotakis calls on all parties to ratify E-65 highway concession in Parliament Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday called on all the parties in Parliament to ratify the agreement for the construction of the E-65 national highway in Central Greece, which will link the area with the Egnatia Highway. ΔΗΜΟΦΙΛΕΙΣ ΕΙΔΗΣΕΙΣ ΤΩΡΑ Speaking in […]

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SYRIZA: PM has ‘lost his credibility’ over vaccine issue

SYRIZA: PM has ‘lost his credibility’ over vaccine issue Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis “has lost his credibility” from the way his center-right government is managing the pandemic and specifically the issue of vaccinations, the main opposition has said.  Mitsotakis “has failed, he has lost his credibility. Citizens no longer listen to him and he is […]

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SYRIZA: Mitsotakis has ‘lost his credibility’ over vaccination issue

SYRIZA: Mitsotakis has ‘lost his credibility’ over vaccination issue Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis “has failed, he has lost his credibility, citizens do not listen to him and he is simply trying to survive by sowing division,” SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance said on Monday following a public address by the premier urging more people to get vaccinated. In […]

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Announcements on mandatory vaccinations expected on Monday evening

Announcements on mandatory vaccinations expected on Monday evening Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will announce on Monday evening the government’s decisions on making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for specific professional groups and on how indoor entertainment and leisure venues will operate. The measures will be announced in a televised address at 7 p.m. Speaking earlier to the […]

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PM to announce vaccination decision by Tuesday

PM to announce vaccination decision by Tuesday Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected by Tuesday to announce the government’s decisions on making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for specific professional groups and on how indoor entertainment and leisure venues will operate. According to government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni, the new measures will seek to curb the surge in […]

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PM Mitsotakis to announce decisions regarding mandatory vaccination by Tuesday, Peloni says

PM Mitsotakis to announce decisions regarding mandatory vaccination by Tuesday, Peloni says Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will by Tuesday announce the government’s decisions with respect to mandatory vaccination for specific sectors and the way that indoor places of hospitality and entertainment will operate after the end of this week, government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni said on […]

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Albania leader blames nationalism for EU expansion deadlock

Albania leader blames nationalism for EU expansion deadlock Albania’s prime minister says he thinks a resurgence of nationalism in Europe is holding back plans to expand the European Union to include his country and others in the Balkans region. A dispute between neighboring North Macedonia and EU-member Bulgaria over the origin of the North Macedonian […]

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Mitsotakis: Greek economy withstood crisis and is ready to recover

Mitsotakis: Greek economy withstood crisis and is ready to recover Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis offered up four primary reasons, as he said, for his heightened optimism over the future of the country’s economy, as his center-right government is now banking – and heavily investing its “political capital” -on a strong post-pandemic recovery in all […]

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