Tuesday, 1 December 2015


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Foreign Policy

Foreign Minister Kotzias’ opening address in his briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs (23 November, 2015)

5 Gorgeous Greek Geoparks in UNESCO List

During the 38th session of UNESCO’s General Conference (Nov 3-18), the 195 Member States unanimously agreed to ratify the creation of the “UNESCO Global Geoparks”

Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Coexistence in the Middle East

Statement of the Presidium of the Athens International Conference on "Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East" (18-20 October, 2015)

  • Statement from the headquarters of the Hellenic Coastguard. Denial of claims in articles and audiovisual material

    1. The Hellenic Coastguard categorically denies the articles in the foreign press, as well as the doctored audiovisual material on a foreign website, according to which a Hellenic Coastguard vessel allegedly tried to sink a boat carrying refugees. Moreover, there is no reason to deny the real...

  • Notification for Tourists

    Those who are visiting or are going to visit Greece should be aware that the capital control measures imposed by the Greek government do not apply to transactions or withdrawals made via ATM with the use of debit or credit cards issued in their country.

Foreign Minister Kotzias’ statements at his joint press conference with the Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif (Tehran, 29 November 2015)

N. KOTZIAS: It is well known that Greek-Iranian relations are among the oldest in the history of humanity. A relationship that goes back thousands of years. Countries that don’t have this kind of history cannot understand relations of this kind. Our relations are far beyond the problems of today and...

Foreign Minister Kotzias’ opening address in his briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs (Parliament, 23 November 2015)

N. KOTZIAS: Thank you very much, Mr. President. I wish you a good journey in your post. The Parliament, the Foreign Ministry and the country need it. I would also like to thank my colleagues who found the time for us to have this discussion. As you know, there are...

Conference Calendar

Economy The 26th Greek Economy Conference, titled "Investment & Growth: Building a National Plan", starts today in Athens, with the participation of high-level officials, academics and...

EU-Turkey Agree to Curb Migration, Re-Energize Relations

A special EU-Turkey summit meeting in Brussels concluded in an agreement on Sunday (29.11), where Turkey will help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for 3 billion euros cash, visa-free...

Visit Greece

Visit Greece | The Official website of the Greek Tourism Organisation

Educational and Cultural Tourism-Routes in Greece