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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....

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Venizelos' Opening Remarks during the Closing Ceremony of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union (Zappeion, 30 June 2014).

Today marks the end one of the more intensive semesters of the past 40 years.These 180 days coincided with:1. The challenge of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union.2. The test of municipal, regional and European elections, from which the country emerged stable and with a clear...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ press conference on the results of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union

E. VENIZELOS: Good morning. I thank you for being here. In particular let me note the presence of the Ambassadors of the EU member states, who are honoring us with their presence, and the Embassy press attachés. The presence of the Ambassadors is a great honor, but it also indicates...

August in Greece Means Celebration: 'Panigyria'

August for Greeks, apart from a month of relaxation, also means a month for socialization and celebration. Almost every city, town or village across the country, on the mainland and on islands,...

Greek Most Spoken Language in Melbourne

A study conducted by Australian Fairfax Media shows that three out of ten people in Melbourne speak a language other than English when they return to their homes. In fact, according to the relevant...

World’s Largest Solar Boat @ Corinth Port

The world's biggest, exclusively solar-powered boat is the "MS Tûranor PlanetSolar," which is Swiss-flagged, and it sailed into Corinth yesterday (24.07). The 31-metre-long catamaran will stay...

Hiking Trails on Sifnos Island

Sifnos -the third island on the boat line from Piraeus, via Kythnos and Milos, to Santorini- is not only a summer destination but also ideal for fall and spring. The island has fauna and flora...

Greek News Agenda Readers

The Greek News Agenda (GNA) editorial team wishes its readers relaxing summer holidays.  We will be back on September 1, 2014.

Back in the Paleolithic Era: The First Mariners

As a breakthrough of experimental archeology can be viewed the team project "First Mariners," who built a raft by using only organic materials and copies of Paleolithic tools, and travelled on it...

The Culture Agenda

F E S T I V A L SBeach Street Festival @ Mytilini LesvosInspired by an abandoned hotel on the beach of Vatera, Lesvos, the Beach Street Festival is a unique international music and graffiti festival...

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