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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos’ statements on the margins of the Informal “Gymnich” Meeting of EU member-state Foreign Ministers (Milan, 29 August 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statements on the margins of the Informal “Gymnich” Meeting of EU member-state Foreign Ministers, in Milan:E. VENIZELOS: The Informal (Gymnich) Meeting of EU member-state Foreign Ministers, here in Milan, is facing a number of issues. The current time is...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement on Greek Public Television (Ankara, 28 August 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement in Ankara, where he is attending the inauguration ceremony of the new President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan:E. VENIZELOS: I am in Ankara, on behalf of the Hellenic Republic, to convey our congratulations – those...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements on the margins of the extraordinary meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 15 August 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statements on the margins of the extraordinary meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council:DEVELOPMENTS IN IRAQOn the feast day of the Assumption of Mary, here in Brussels, our thoughts are with the Christian populations of Iraq and the whole...

Briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs, on developments in the Gaza Strip, by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos

E. VENIZELOS: Madam Chairperson, I thank you and the Committee very much for your sensitivity and the invitation you extended to me, in my capacity as Minister of Foreign Affairs, regarding the huge problem in Gaza.First of all, there is some good news: A few hours ago, as you know,...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement on the situation in the Middle East, following the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 22 July 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement on the situation in the Middle East, following the proceedings of today’s EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels:“Regarding the situation in the Middle East, and more specifically in Gaza, Greece has from the outset, in a number of...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement on the situation in Ukraine, following the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 22 July 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement regarding the situation in Ukraine, following the proceedings of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels:“With regard to the tragic incident with the airliner in Ukraine, Greece very respectfully supports the Dutch proposal – Netherlands is the country...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ speech at the luncheon in honor of the sponsors of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the EU (Athens, 8 July 2014)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos hosted a luncheon today, Tuesday, 8 July, in honor of the national, major and silver sponsors, the communications sponsors and supporters of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Below is the transcript of Mr. Venizelos’ speech.D. KARAMITSOS-TZIRAS: Mr....

Tourist Arrivals Up!

Tourism arrivals and revenues further increased this year, according to the Hellenic Association of Tourism Enterprises (SETE). SETE representatives stated that arrivals in Greece, including cruise...

The Game Is On @ TIF

The 79th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) will open its doors on September 7 and will run until September 15. This prestigious commercial event, established in the economic areas of the...

Grow Tourism Online

A new initiative called "Grow Greek Tourism Online" launched by Google aims to boost the online presence of Greek businesses, which will allow the country to attract visitors all year round. The...

The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece

The exhibition "Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece" opened in August at Australia’s largest regional art museum, the Bendigo Art Gallery, in collaboration with the British Museum. “This is a visually...

Waterski 35+ in Ioannina

The annual Europe & Africa Waterski championship for ages 35+ returns to Ioannina and to the amazing Pamvotida Lake for its 2014 Session. From September 4 to 7, more than 80 skiers from all over...

August Highlights

Important Archaeological Discoveries @ AmphipolisΑrchaeologists from the 28th Ephorate of Antiquities unearthed a tomb in the city of Amphipolis, near Serres, northern Greece. The circular precinct...

PM @ EU Summit

EU Heads of State and Government met for a special session at the European Council on August 30, in Brussels. Upon arrival for the summit, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras recommended determination...

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