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Foreign Minister Kotzias’ statements to Greek correspondents following the meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 18 May 2015)

N. KOTZIAS: Good evening. Today we had a Foreign Affairs Council with a number of meetings. As you know, I met with the European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement, Johannes Hahn. I talked with the Greek Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos. In the morning we had a meeting on the...

Joint statements of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at the joint press conference (Ankara, 12 May 2015)

M. ÇAVUŞOĞLU: We have a very important visitor who we are hosting in Ankara today: the Greek Foreign Minister, my dear friend, Nikos Kotzias. It is a great pleasure and joy to have him here in Ankara. It is the first official visit since the elections in Greece, and it...

Joint statements of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew following their meeting today at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

N. KOTZIAS: At today’s meeting with His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch, we praised, before anything else, the great role of the spirituality and humanitarian work of the Patriarchate. We also had the opportunity to express to His All Holiness our support for the preparations he is making for the...

Foreign Minister Kotzias’ interview with the Turkish daily Sabah’s correspondent in Athens, Stelios Berberakis (11 May 2015)

Below is the text of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias’ interview with the Turkish daily Sabah’s correspondent in Athens, Stelios Berberakis. The interview was published today.JOURNALIST: This will be your first visit to Ankara as Foreign Minister. But I think you have visited Ankara in the past.N. KOTZIAS: Thank you for...

Foreign Minister Kotzias’ statements to representatives of the news media following his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (New York City, 24 April 2015)

Below are Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias’ statements following his meeting today, at UN Headquarters in New York City, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:N. KOTZIAS: Today I met with Mr. Nimetz. We talked about the course of the negotiations on the matter of FYROM, the name. I briefed him on the...

Statements of Foreign Minister Kotzias and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry before their meeting (20 April 2015, Washington, D.C.)

SECRETARY KERRY:  Good afternoon, all.  It’s my pleasure to welcome the Foreign Minister Kotzias of Greece.  I think everybody knows what incredible, strong, and long ties the United States has with Greece, and obviously Greek-Americans make an enormous contribution to our country.  We have a very large Greek-American community in...

Joint Declaration on the Strengthening of Energy Cooperation (Budapest, April 7, 2015)

We the Representatives of the Participating States: Volkan Bozkır, Ivica Dačić, Nikos Kotzias, Nikola Poposki and Péter Szijjártó having met in Budapest on 7 April 2015.Mindful that cooperation in ensuring energy supply security would contribute to the good neighbourly relations between our countries and to the welfare of the citizens;Emphasising...

Special Issue: Greek Citizenship

INTERVIEW: Alternate Minister of Migration Policy Tasia Christodoulopoulou on New Citizenship Bill  Alternate Minister for Migration Policy, Tasia Christodoulopoulou, was interviewed by Greek...

"Swing Away" in Greece

Interested in movies and golf, set in a spectacular landscape? Well, the American romantic comedy "Swing away" set on the Greek island of Rhodes might be for you. Shooting has begun and the cast is...

YourGreekOliveOil: Many Labels, One Platform

Your Greek Olive Oil is a new online platform, which enables an international network of retailers and wholesalers to access premium Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the bottle of their preference and...

Film Director Payne in Greece

Film director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was honoured by the city of Aegio in the Peloponnese, on May 15. Payne is a third generation Greek-American, with roots from Syros Island and...

StartUp Grind: Focus on Female Entrepreneurship

Startup Grind is a global startup community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. It hosts monthly events in more than 150 cities and 65 countries. This month is dedicated to female...

PM Tsipras: There Must Be an Agreement

An agreement between Greece and its partners has to be achieved, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said addressing the 19th Economist Roundtable in Athens, on Friday (May 15), adding that since it...

Greek German Food Forum

The 2nd Greek-German Food Forum will be held on May 20-22 at the foot of Mt. Olympus in the town of Litochoro, Central Mecedonia, Northern Greece. It is organised by the Greek-German Chamber of...

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