Friday, 31 March 2017

News from Greece

Welcome to "News from Greece" section. Here you can stay informed with regard to the latest news and announcements by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as with news and highlights from Greece by the "Greek News Agenda", a daily bulletin in english, issued by the Secretariat General of Information and Communication.

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias' speech at the Archbishop Makarios III Foundation (28 March 2017)

I thank His Beatitude for inviting me to come to Cyprus and set out my thoughts, my debt to Cyprus. Orthodoxy was always a religion, a faith, with an ecumenical voice, forced, under the Ottoman empire, to fragment into national churches and disseminate its theological message through the struggle for national...

Statements of Foreign Minister N. Kotzias and the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, Ioannis Kasoulides, following their meeting (Nicosia, 27 March 2017)

I. KASOULIDES: I welcome our friend the Foreign Minister of Greece, Nikos Kotzias. Before our consultations here, Mr. Kotzias had a very productive meeting with the President of the Republic, focused on the Cyprus problem. As you know, the Greek government is making tireless and unstinting efforts towards the finding of...

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias' statement following his meeting with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, N. Anastasiades (Nicosia, 27 March 2017)

"Meetings with the President are always productive, creative and friendly. We discussed the international situation, the changes taking place in the world, the meetings we had in Washington with the U.S. leadership, and the continuation of the negotiations and how we will proceed."...

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias' address at the ambassadorial residence in Nicosia (25 March 2017)

"Your Beatitude, I want to thank you for inviting me to be here in Cyprus -- an invitation that serves as a reminder that Greece and Cyprus linked their struggle for national liberation with the spirit, the assistance, the support and the solidarity of the Church. My dear friend the Foreign...

Statements of Foreign Minister N. Kotzias and the Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany, S. Gabriel, following their meeting (Foreign Ministry, 23 March 2017)

N. KOTZIAS: Good day to all of you. It is a great pleasure for us to have the Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, here with us. I must thank him for the kind and wise words he said about our country. I thank him for the...

Hiking Greek Islands: explore off-the-beaten track treasures!

The Greek islands, well known for their sunny beaches and clear blue waters, attract outdoor enthusiasts not only for activities such as diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, wind surfing, sailing or...

Reading Greece: Auguste Corteau – When the Writer Meets the Translator

Auguste Corteau (1979) is a fiction writer, a playwright and a translator. He has written novels/novellas: Rabastin (1999), The Square (2000), Haunted (2001), Animal (2002), The Streets Sculptor...

Arts in Greece | Chainis Dimitris Apostolakis: "In Crete, the continuity of musical expression has not been interrupted"

Lyra player, singer, songwriter and theoretical physicist "Chainis" Dimitris Apostolakis is a founding member of Chainides, a Cretan music group formed in 1990 by a group of...

Rethinking Greece: Nancy Fraser on the Left project and the crisis of neoliberal hegemony

Nancy Fraser is Henry and Louise A. Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research and one of the world's leading thinkers in political and social theory. She has...

University of Athens’ online course: Modern Greek for non Greek speakers

Online and distance learning at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens offers a new way of combining innovative learning and teaching techniques with interaction with your tutor and fellow...

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