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Statements following the joint meeting of the Foreign Affairs and Energy Ministers of Greece and the Republic of Cyprus (17 December 2014)

Below is the text of the statements made following today’s joint meeting, at the Foreign Ministry, of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Environment, Energy & Climate Change Minister Yiannis Maniatis, and Cypriot Minister for Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism Yiorgos Lakkotrypis:E. VENIZELOS:...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Venizelos’ statements to Greek Public Television following his meeting with the Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel

E. VENIZELOS: I met today with Mr. Gabriel, who is the Vice Chancellor, Economy and Development Minister, and SPD Chairman.The first issue was for SPD to help, with its MPs in the Bundestag, towards the approval, before Christmas, of the extension of the programme by two months – for technical...

Joint statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, before their meeting in Berlin (11 December 2014)

F.-W. STEINMEIER: I remember my visit, during the first days of my second term in the Foreign Ministry, when we met in Athens – that I assured you that Germany would continue to provide its support to the courageous Greek reform course.I am pleased – and you more than...

Joint statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and German Finance Minister W. Schäuble at their meeting in Berlin (10 December 2014)

W. SCHÄUBLE: For a number of years, Mr. Venizelos and I were Finance Ministers together, we fought many battles in the difficult time of the Euro-crisis, and we have a very friendly relationship, even though it happened that we had to resolve very difficult issues.Greece has left difficult years behind...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ speech at the Greek-Turkish Business Forum (Athens, 5 December 2014)

Below is the text of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ speech at the Greek-Turkish Business Forum held in Athens:“Ladies and Gentlemen,A warm welcome to the members of the business communities of Turkey and Greece, who are participating in today’s forum. The business world, the private sector, with its...

Statement by H.E. Mr. Evangelos Venizelos, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, at the 21st meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council (Basel, 4.12.14)

Mr. Chairperson, Distinguished Ministers, Mr. Secretary General of the OSCE,Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,I would like to join previous speakers in thanking our Swiss hosts for their warm hospitality and in congratulating Minister Didier Burkhalter on the excellent organisation of this OSCE Ministerial Council.Let me also state that Greece fully aligns...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements, on the margins of the OSCE Ministerial Council, on the challenges to European security and the Greek economy (Basel, 4 December 2014)

“Here in Basel, Switzerland, the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is looking mainly at the crisis in Ukraine and, thus, at the crisis in the relations between the West and Russia, as well as at the more general problem of European security, which interests...

Corinthos Mountain Area

The regional district of Corinth is mostly famous for the Canal and the ancient city of Corinth. Very often, Athenians choose the Mountain area of Corinth as a first-class tourist destination for...

The Culture Agenda

French Baroque Religious Music @Onassis Cultural CentreThe magnificence of the music of Versailles, especially, the "Te Deum motets," composed by the two leading composers of Louis XIV’s court,...

Archives of Athens Olympic Games @ Ancient Olympia

The historical archives of the Organizing Committee of the "Athens 2004" Olympic Games are now being showcased in Ancient Olympia. It is customary for these types of archives to be kept in Lausanne,...

Greek Presidential Election Enters Round Two

   The Greek Parliament on Wednesday failed to elect Stavros Dimas as president of the Hellenic Republic in the first of three rounds of voting for the presidential election. Of the 300...

Piraeus: on the Route Connecting China to Europe

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, who is visiting Belgrade, Serbia, signed a deal to finance a high-speed bullet train between Budapest and Belgrade yesterday (12.18 ), a key link in Beijing’s...

Presidential Election: Round One

The first round of votes for the Presidential election in Greece will be held this evening at 19:00, Athens time. Former European Commissioner Stavros Dimas has emerged as the frontrunner for...

An Award for "Delivering Good Taste"

Smart Living Challenge is a Swedish international innovation competition which invites entrepreneurs to deliver business ideas for a sustainable lifestyle in urban environments. It is a Swedish...

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