Tuesday, 20 August 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.

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with his Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero Milanesi (Athens, 8 August 2019)

It was a great pleasure to welcome my colleague the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the friendly country of Italy, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. This is already our second meeting within a month, following the Foreign Affairs Council, and, as you can see, this is...

Statement of the MFA, N. Dendias, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation with the Ministry of National Defence on the creation of a Defence Diplomacy Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministry of Defence, 05.08. 2019)

It is a great pleasure and honour to be hosted today by the Minister, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, and his associates at the Ministry of National Defence. We came here to sign a memorandum of close cooperation with the Ministry of National Defence, so that we can have full coordination between the actions...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, Kate Smith (Athens, 30 July 2019)

The Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, today received the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, Kate Smith, to discuss issues related to the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU and other, broader issues of bilateral interest. During the talks, special emphasis was put on the need to fully safeguard the...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statement following his meeting with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry (Athens, 30 July 2019)

It was a great pleasure to welcome the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the friendly country of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry. Our meeting was very constructive, as always. Greece and Egypt are, after all, linked by long-standing traditional ties of friendship.Mr. Shoukry and I had a very useful exchange of views on...

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, during his visit to Israel (Jerusalem, 28 July 2019)

Reporter: Minister, you had a number of meetings here in Jerusalem with the country’s political leadership. You discussed bilateral as well as regional issues. What are the initial conclusions from the meetings you had? N. DENDIAS: First of all, I’m very happy to be here in Israel. I am pleased to...

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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