Wednesday, 23 June 2021

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’ statement upon arrival at the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Luxembourg, 21.06.2021)

We are going to discuss today about Belarus and we expect that the fourth package of sanctions will be agreed. We are also going to discuss about Iraq, which for us is of huge importance, because Prime Minister Mitsotakis is going to visit Baghdad in the coming days. And also,...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statement following his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Belgium, Sophie Wilmès (Athens, 17 June 2021)

It was with great pleasure that I received today in Athens the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Sophie Wilmès. Dear friend Sophie, welcome to Athens.This is our second meeting within a few months, since the end of January, when I visited Brussels at a bilateral...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Lithuania, Gabrielius Landsbergis (Vilnius, 15.06.2021)

«Dear Gabrielius, it is such a great pleasure to be in Vilnius today, and I have to say that a visit by a Greek Minister here in Vilnius is long overdue. We have no issues that separate us, no bilateral differences to discuss. But we have many things that tie us...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias during his visit to the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, 09.06.2021)

I had the pleasure to meet here, in Abu Dhabi, during my fourth consecutive visit,  following also Prime Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ visit, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, our friend Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. First of all, we had the opportunity to discuss...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with Foreign Minister Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz (Pristina, 04.06.2021)

«Dear friend, dear Donika,Allow me to thank you for your kind hospitality today here in Pristina. I am coming back here just after a few months, and my visit here today underlines our attachment to further enhancing our relation with you. Let me stress that we wish to expand our...

Greece: Business Opportunities in Cannabis

Greece aims to create new business opportunities thanks to its nascent cannabis economy. The use of medical cannabis in Greece was legalised in 2017, while the prohibition of its production was...

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...

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