Sunday, 17 November 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.

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis’ address at the ‘4th Thessaloniki Summit’ (14 November 2019)

Addressing the 4th Thessaloniki Summit, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis sent a two-fold message – that Greece is coming to the forefront again and regaining its strategic role in the Balkans, on a political and economic level, and that the future of the Balkans lies in Europe –...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, N. Dendias, following his meeting with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dacic (Belgrade, 14.11.2019)

N. DENDIAS: Dear friend, I am truly glad to be in Belgrade, enjoying your warm hospitality. We had the opportunity to exchange views on a broad range of topics and discuss ways to further strengthen our excellent ties. Ties that are based on the solid friendship between our...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with Croatia’s State Secretary for European Affairs, Andreja Metelko-Zgombić (Athens, 8 November 2019)

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis today met with Croatia’s State Secretary for European Affairs, Andreja Metelko-Zgombić. The meeting took place ahead of Croatia’s Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2020. Following their meeting, they made statements to the press, during which...

Minister of Foreign Affairs N. Dendias’ interview on ‘THEMA 104.6 FM’ radio with journalists N. Felekis and B. Koutras (07 November 2019)

JOURNALIST: We welcome Minister Nikos Dendias. Good morning, Minister.N. DENDIAS: Good morning to you and all your listeners.JOURNALIST: Last night, I presume, you returned from a very interesting visit to Moscow, isn’t that so? Especially following the crisis in our relationship with Russia. JOURNALIST: Has this issue been resolved?N. DENDIAS:...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer (Athens, 7 November 2019)

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis today met with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer. The meeting was also attended by U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt. The discussion focused on developments in the Balkans and the wider region. Special emphasis was put on the issue of EU Enlargement in...

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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