Monday, 19 February 2018

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.

Interview of Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, on ALPHA TV’s “Autopsy”, with journalist Antonis Sroiter (15 February 2018)

JOURNALIST: Minister, it is Valentine’s Day today, a day of love, and we are here, together. I’ll say its a day of love, not a day for lovers. But love is the only thing I don’t see in our relations with Turkey. In recent hours and days, I have seen...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, to Euronews with journalist Nikoletta Kritikou (5 February 2018)

JOURNALIST: There was a big turnout for the rally. But rallies, apart from being, as you have said, “an expression of democracy,” they also produce political results. Will the government’s line in the negotiations be affected, or even the will within the government to reach an agreement?N. KOTZIAS: I don’t...

Interview of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias on ERT1’s “Epomeni Mera” with journalist S. Kotrotsos (29 January 2018)

JOURNALIST: Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. Welcome to “Epomeni Mera”. On 18 December, on the last show of 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, was our guest here the ERT1 studio.That evening we carried out an initial assessment of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Greece and discussed, among...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias' statements to Greek correspondents following today’s meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 22/01/2018)

N. KOTZIAS: Today we had a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. We talked about Libya and I underscored the need for a peace process that takes into account all sides within Libya, as well as neighbouring states. I informed the Council that, in the first half of 2018,...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, on ANT1 TV's prime time newscast, with journalist Nikos Hatzinikolaou (8 January 2018)

JOURNALIST: We will now be talking to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias.Good evening, Mr. Minister.N. KOTZIAS: Good evening, Mr. Hatzinikolaou, and good evening to everyone watching us.JOURNALIST: I’ll start our conversation with the Skopje issue, which is currently the hot topic, asking whether – in case of the...

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

Greece, 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 attracted many...

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...

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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