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News from Greece

Welcome to "News from Greece" section. Here you can stay informed with regard to the latest news and announcements by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as with news and highlights from Greece by the "Greek News Agenda", a daily bulletin in english, issued by the Secretariat General of Information and Communication.

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following the Informal Five-party meeting on the Cyprus issue convened by the UN Secretary-General (Geneva, 29 April 2021)

"Greece attended the Informal Five-Party Meeting convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations with the aim of creating conditions that would allow negotiations to resume within the framework explicitly set by the United Nations Security Council, namely that of a bizonal, bicommunal federation. In this context, we came to this...

Statements of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Montenegro, Đorđe Radulović (Athens, 23 April 2021)

My dear Đorđe, it is a great pleasure to welcome you to Athens today. Our meeting was another opportunity to strengthen the relations between our two peoples, which go back to the time of the Greek Revolution. A compatriot of yours, Vaso Brajević, known in Greece as Vasos Mavrovouniotis, fought...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statements following his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, Ivan Korčok (Athens, 21 April 2021)

“My dear Ivan, it is a great pleasure to have you here in Athens today. This is our second bilateral meeting in the space of six months, following my visit to Bratislava last October. Considering the pandemic, it is very important that we have continued to meet. Moreover, beyond our cooperation in...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following the Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Greece, Israel and United Arab Emirates (Paphos, 16.04.2021).

«My dear Colleagues, I am really very happy to be here today for our first quadrilateral meeting.  As I have repeatedly stated, it was and it is always a joy for me to be in Cyprus. And of course, the greatest of pleasure to meet and exchange views with close friends...

Statement of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon, Charbel Wehbe (Athens, 16 April 2021)

«My dear Minister, dear Charbel, it is a great pleasure to welcome you to Athens. I am very pleased that we had the opportunity for a very productive exchange of views. First yesterday, when we had our trilateral meeting with our Cypriot colleague, Nikos Christodoulides, and then this morning, when we...

Greece: Business Opportunities in Cannabis

Greece aims to create new business opportunities thanks to its nascent cannabis economy. The use of medical cannabis in Greece was legalised in 2017, while the prohibition of its production was...

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...

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