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Opening Remarks of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, N. Kotzias, at the 2nd Ministerial Conference of the Ancient Civilizations Forum (La Paz, 13.07.2018)

It was a long trip coming to La Paz from NATO, coming from “war” to “peace” !Thank you for your hospitality, thank you for your informative introduction, Minister of Foreign Affairs.I brought with me this book, this documentation with the speeches from last year’s Forum. You can find there every...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, N. Kotzias, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), with journalist M. Martens (12 July 2018)

JOURNALIST: Mr. Minister, there have been reports that Athens is willing to sign an agreement so that migrants found in Germany can be sent back to Greece if that was where they first entered Europe. Is this the case?N. KOTZIAS: Together with Germany, we are seeking a European solution to...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, on ‘Sto Kokkino’ radio, with journalist N. Sverkos (Athens, 3 July 2018)

JOURNALIST: We announced that we would be interviewing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, who is already on the line.Good morning, Mr. Kotzias. N. KOTZIAS: Good morning to your listeners. JOURNALIST: There’s nothing to do but start, Mr. Minister. N. KOTZIAS: I have no desire to comment on Mr. Kammenos, if that’s...

Statements of Minister of Foreign Affairs, N. Kotzias, following his meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Pham Binh Minh (Athens, 2 July 2018)

N. KOTZIAS: Good morning.It is a great pleasure to welcome the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Pham Binh Minh, to Athens. For me, personally, every meeting with the representatives of the Vietnamese people is a great pleasure and satisfaction. The Vietnamese people are one of...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, on ‘News 24/7’ radio’s ‘Power Games’, with journalists V. Skouris and A. Spanou (Athens, 28 June 2018)

V. SKOURIS: And a pleasant surprise. Mr. Kotzias, unlike the government, isn’t on ‘Pasok time’. He arrived early. So, a little before 11:00. It is a pleasure to have you with us. The more time we have with you, the better. Welcome, Mr. Minister. N. KOTZIAS: Good morning to all of...

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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