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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement regarding the violation of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus

“On the margins of the Foreign Affairs Council, the priority for us is always the matter of Turkey’s flouting of international law, at the expense of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus.In all my meetings with my colleagues, I stress this issue and see that they understand the...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement on the margins of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels)

“It is difficult, but it is a political and historical imperative for the European Union, as a political entity, to shape its own policy, always in cooperation with the U.S., with NATO – within the framework of the UN Security Council’s resolutions – on all the pending issues, which at...

Briefing of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defense and Foreign Affairs, by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos

“Thank you, Mr. Chairman,I also thank you, ladies and gentlemen, MPs, for responding to my letter, in which I requested that the Standing Committee be convened for a briefing on developments in the field of foreign policy.Yesterday, we had the opportunity to discuss these issues with the representatives of the...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements following the trilateral Political Consultations on the level of Secretaries General of the Foreign Ministries of Greece, Israel and Cyprus

E. VENIZELOS: As I had the opportunity to set out before the National Council on Foreign Policy and the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defense and Foreign Affairs, we have here, today, at the Foreign Ministry, a trilateral meeting of the Secretaries General of the Foreign Ministries of Greece, Cyprus and...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statements following the meeting of the National Council on Foreign Policy (NCFP) (10 November 2014)

E. VENIZELOS: The National Council on Foreign Policy met here, at the Foreign Ministry, in a very serious climate of consensus. I would like to hope that this is a positive sign regarding the stance of all of the political forces at tomorrow’s meeting of the Standing Committee on Defense...

Statements of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos and Ambassador-at-Large G. Hatzimarkakis

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos met today, Wednesday, 5 November, with the Foreign Ministry’s new Ambassador-at-Large, Giorgos Hatzimarkakis. Below is the transcript of the joint statements they made following their meeting:E. VENIZELOS: Mr. Hatzimarkakis is an extremely experienced and European politician who had an impressive career in...

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement following his meeting with the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, E. B. Eide (Athens, 5 November 2014)

E. VENIZELOS: Mr. Espen Barth Eide and I had a long and very substantial discussion about the situation that has taken shape in Cyprus, following the latest provocative actions on the part of Turkey, which openly questions the sovereign rights and even the very existence of the Republic of Cyprus. Of...

Nominee for EU Literature Prize

European Union Prize for Literature was awarded in Brussels on November 18. Organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the European Writers' Council, the Federation of European...

Huffington Post à la Grecque

The launching of Huffington Post Greece was celebrated at an event in the Acropolis Museum yesterday (11.21). Arianna Huffington,  President and Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post Media...

Greece, Albania Share Notes on Education

During an official visit to Tirana, Albania, Greek Education Minister Andreas Loverdos held talks with his Albanian counterpart Lindita Nikolla. They discussed the possibility of a bilateral...

14th Navigator 2014 Forum @ Athens

Shipping and Aegean Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis officially opened the "14th Navigator 2014 - The Shipping Decision-Makers Forum" held in Athens on November 20th  highlighting the encouraging...

Greek Scientist Develops New Early Alzheimer’s Test

A new blood test to detect Alzheimer's appears to detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible, far sooner than other tests in development. Dimitrios Kapogiannis,...

Rhodes, Gateway to the East @ Louvre

The exhibition "Rhodes, a Greek Island and Gateway to the East" is running at the Louvre until February 10, 2015. The exhibition showcases artifacts from the museums of Rhodes and Copenhagen, as...

The Culture Agenda

M U S I C Anniversary of the Ionian Islands Accession to GreeceOn the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Accession of the Ionian Islands to the Modern Greek State, the Mantzaros Philharmonic...

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