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Statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and Minister of Defence Avramopoulos, following their meeting (Athens, 30 October 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos met today, Thursday, 30 October 2014, with the Minister for National Defence, Dimitris Avramopoulos, a few days before the latter takes up his new duties as the Greek Commissioner in the European Commission. Below is the transcript of their statements to the...

Joint statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, following their meeting (Athens, 30 October 2014)

E. VENIZELOS: It is a great pleasure for me to welcome the new Secretary General of NATO, Mr. Stoltenberg, to Greece, to Athens and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Mister Stoltenberg is a great political personality for Europe. He has served for a number of years as Prime Minister of Norway...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements during the joint press conference following the Trilateral meeting with the Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt (Nicosia, 28-29 October 2014)

E. VENIZELOS: This is the third Trilateral Meeting between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece. This trilateral configuration has now acquired substantial content. The upcoming Trilateral Summit Meeting, which will be taking place in a few days, in Cairo, sends a message of political upgrading of this cooperation. I am truly pleased...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements following his meeting with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades (Nicosia, 29 October 2014)

E. VENIZELOS: We had a very interesting and substantial discussion with President Anastasiades, in the presence of Foreign Minister Kasoulides. We looked at the organization of the visit from Prime Minister Samaras, who will be coming next week – accompanied by me – and at the meeting of the heads...

Statement on the Cyprus issue by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement on the Cyprus issue:“I express publicly, as well, my best wishes to the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, for a speedy recovery and return to his duties. I had a telephone conversation with him today,...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement following his meeting with His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch

“The Patriarchate of Antioch is amid the flames of war. We are in very close contact, we are working together very closely in Syria and in Lebanon, which is essentially the Patriarchate’s second seat. The major issue for us is humanitarian assistance, the protection of Christian populations and Christian monuments....

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement regarding the presence of the Turkish research vessel Barbaros within the Cypriot EEZ

“Unfortunately, Turkey did not listen to the voice of the international community, did not listen to the voice of the UN and the European Union, did not listen to the voice of international legality.Its vessel, Barbaros, is in the region of the Cypriot exclusive economic zone and continental shelf and...

Dress Up & Ride Your Bike @ Spetses

Starting from London six years ago, and after having already visited Tokyo, New York and Toronto, "Tweed Run," the most elegant bike ride, will be held on the island of Spetses, on November 1 - 2....

Become an Aθenian Too!

We live in Athens, we "breathe" Athens every day. The question is: how well does a traveller get to know this city? Luckily, one has many options and sources. "I’m an Aθenian too" is a campaign,...

Bloody Greeks: Electra on Stage

On November 4 - 8, the South Hill Park Arts Centre, a multi-purpose arts centre in Berkshire, UK, will host an exciting reworking of the Greek tragedy Electra, staged by the Found Space theatre...

Science Film Festival @ Cervantes Institute

The 8th International Science Film Festival of Athens is running until November 7 at the Cervantes Institute. The great ancient Greek philosophers created the foundations of philosophy and sciences...

NATO Secretary General in Athens

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg in Athens yesterday (30.10). The two officials discussed all the open issues that threaten security in the wider region...

Exports Profit from Currency Momentum

Greek exports have profited from a slump in the euro exchange rate against the U.S. dollar. As a result, Greek exports to third countries have surged. In particular, the boom concerns products mostly...

Greece, Egypt & Cyprus: Joint Communiqué to Turkey

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Evangelos Venizelos and his counterparts from the Egypt, Sameh Hassan Shoukry and Cyprus, Ioannis Kasoulides, held a trilateral meeting...

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