Sunday, 18 November 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.

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs G. Katrougalos’ Interview on “Thema Radio” with journalists M. Pollatos and I. Makrygiannis (Athens, 09/11/2018)

REPORTER: We have the honour to host the Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Giorgos Katrougalos. Good morning Mr. Katrougalos. G. KATROUGALOS Good morning, to you and your listeners. REPORTER: Mr. Katrougalos, I wonder what it is like to be the Alternate Minister now that the Chief Minister is also the Prime...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos’ interview for the newspaper “Ta Nea” with journalist A. Ravanos (3 November 2018)

JOURNALIST: Will the recent death by police fire of the Greek national negatively impact Greek-Albanian relations, and what developments  does this lead to? G. KATROUGALOS: I would like to hope that the recent tragic death will not hinder the positive trajectory of Greek-Albanian relations. Unfortunately, on 28 October, we expected things...

Alternate Foreign Minister G. Katrougalos’ Interview on ANT1 TV's prime time newscast with N. Hatzinikolaou

JOURNALIST: I welcome now the Alternate Foreign Minister, Mr Giorgos Katrougalos. Good evening Minister. G. KATROUGALOS: Good evening. JOURNALIST: I would like a brief comment on the latest Turkish provocations. They have declared - and they did so in a truly shocking manner - that they intend to be present - as...

Interview of Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos on “Real FM” Radio with journalist N. Chatzinikolaou (31 October 2018)

JOURNALIST: What can we do, as a country, in order for our neighbours to conduct a real, serious, and objective investigation into the cause of death of our compatriot? G. KATROUGALOS: We clearly have three priorities: one is the one you mentioned, to clarify the true circumstances and mainly investigate if...

Interview of Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos on ‘Sto Kokkino’ radio with journalists V. Karagiorgios and D. Koukloumperis (30 October 2018)

JOURNALIST: We shall speak with Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Issues, Mr. Giorgos Katrougalos. Good morning, Mr. Minister. G. KATROUGALOS: Good morning to you and your listeners. JOURNALIST: What is the main goal of the EU-Arab Summit? G. KATROUGALOS: We have a series of multilateral initiatives with regard to our international...

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...

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...

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