Monday, 16 September 2019

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.

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...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, on Real FM, with journalists N. Hatzinikolaou and A. Dellatolas (9 September 2019)

[Excerpt on foreign policy issues] N. HATZINIKOLAOU: And now, with Antonis Dellatolas, we welcome the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, to talk about political news.Good morning, Minister. N. DENDIAS: Good morning, Mr. Hatzinikolaou. Good morning, Mr. Dellatolas. You keep sly company, Mr. Hatzinikolaou. I’ve often said this. N. HATZINIKOLAOU: And I’ve made...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, on Alpha Radio 98.9, with journalist K. Makri (2 September 2019)

JOURNALIST: We will now be talking to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, who is already on the line. Good afternoon, Minister. N. DENDIAS: Good afternoon to you and your listeners. And I wish you a good start to the season, since fall starts today. I think we’re now at...

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...

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