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Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis attends the conference on “No Deal Brexit – Preparation of Public Administration and businesses for the eventuality of a no-deal Brexit” (Thessaloniki, 18 September 2019)

The Foreign Ministry’s Brexit conference in Thessaloniki was attended by Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kostas Fragogiannis. The event was held in the context of the Foreign Ministry’s actions aimed at optimum preparation of Public Administration and businesses for the eventuality of...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis participates in a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council (Brussels, 16 September 2019)

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis participated in today’s meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Brussels. The main topic was preparation for the European Council on 17-18 October. There was extensive debate of the new Multiannual Financial Framework and strengthening of respect for the Rule of Law...

Statements of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Heiko Maas (Berlin, 16 September 2019)

“Dear Heiko, thank you for the warm welcome.It is a great pleasure to be in Berlin today, a few days after the new Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a country that is one of Greece’s most important partners and allies.This is the second time we have had the opportunity to...

Article by Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias in Saturday’s “Ta Nea”

Relaunching dialogue with Turkey, without concessionsIn the two months since the elections, the country’s new government has already brought its foreign policy priorities into clear focus. This is evidenced primarily by the series of meetings carried out – in an excellent climate of mutual trust – by Prime Minister Kyriakos...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ address to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs (12 September 2019)

“Dear Colleagues,It is a great pleasure to be here today, with a thorough sense of the institutional humility that the executive branch ought to have before the legislative branch. As we all know, there is separation of powers, but separation of powers does not mean equality of powers. There is...

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias’, statement following the conclusion of his meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart, Ekaterina Zaharieva (Sofia, 11.09.2019)

Thank you for your hospitality. It is a great pleasure for me to be amongst friends here in Sofia and to have the opportunity to meet with the state and political leadership of Bulgaria.We are, as you very rightly said, close partners, allies and friends. Today we play a key...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with his Finnish counterpart, Tytti Tuppurainen (Brussels, 10 September 2019)

The Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, today met with his Finnish counterpart, Tytti Tuppurainen, in the context of the Finnish Presidency’s preparations for the negotiations on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027.During the meeting there was presentation of the Greece’s positions on the new...

Arts in Greece | Sakis Tolis of Rotting Christ "Greek metal bands are probably our biggest music export right now"

For Greek “metalheads”, Rotting Christ needs no introduction; the same goes for many more music fans worldwide. The band’s core, brothers Sakis (vocals/guitars) and Themis Tolis...

One more reason to film in Greece: A new legal framework of economic incentives

Greece, boasting one of the oldest cinematic traditions in Europe, is for more than one reasons a film friendly country; its unique light and locations as well as its versatile architecture have...

Rethinking Greece: Johanna Hanink on Ancients, Moderns and the politics of cultural indebtedness

Johanna Hanink is Associate Professor of Classics at Brown University, US. Her work focuses on ancient theater and performance, the cultural life of classical Athens, and the idea of the "Greek...

Study in Greece: International Master's Programmes taught in English

Did you know that Greece offers many studying opportunities at Master’s degree level exclusively in English? In Greece you can find some challenging and innovative fully English-taught Master's...

Thinking of a Greek smart city? Think of Trikala!

Central Bridge @Trikala (photo:Kouris©Greece-is) Built in the Thessalian plain in the middle of Greece, the medium-sized provincial city of Trikala is a unique destination for those who want to...

Hiking Greek Islands: explore off-the-beaten track treasures!

The Greek islands, well known for their sunny beaches and clear blue waters, attract outdoor enthusiasts not only for activities such as diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, wind surfing, sailing or...

Reading Greece: Auguste Corteau – When the Writer Meets the Translator

Auguste Corteau (1979) is a fiction writer, a playwright and a translator. He has written novels/novellas: Rabastin (1999), The Square (2000), Haunted (2001), Animal (2002), The Streets Sculptor...

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