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Article by Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias in Saturday’s “Ta Nea”

Relaunching dialogue with Turkey, without concessionsIn the two months since the elections, the country’s new government has already brought its foreign policy priorities into clear focus. This is evidenced primarily by the series of meetings carried out – in an excellent climate of mutual trust – by Prime Minister Kyriakos...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ address to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs (12 September 2019)

“Dear Colleagues,It is a great pleasure to be here today, with a thorough sense of the institutional humility that the executive branch ought to have before the legislative branch. As we all know, there is separation of powers, but separation of powers does not mean equality of powers. There is...

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias’, statement following the conclusion of his meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart, Ekaterina Zaharieva (Sofia, 11.09.2019)

Thank you for your hospitality. It is a great pleasure for me to be amongst friends here in Sofia and to have the opportunity to meet with the state and political leadership of Bulgaria.We are, as you very rightly said, close partners, allies and friends. Today we play a key...

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis meets with his Finnish counterpart, Tytti Tuppurainen (Brussels, 10 September 2019)

The Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, today met with his Finnish counterpart, Tytti Tuppurainen, in the context of the Finnish Presidency’s preparations for the negotiations on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027.During the meeting there was presentation of the Greece’s positions on the new...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, on Real FM, with journalists N. Hatzinikolaou and A. Dellatolas (9 September 2019)

[Excerpt on foreign policy issues] N. HATZINIKOLAOU: And now, with Antonis Dellatolas, we welcome the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, to talk about political news.Good morning, Minister. N. DENDIAS: Good morning, Mr. Hatzinikolaou. Good morning, Mr. Dellatolas. You keep sly company, Mr. Hatzinikolaou. I’ve often said this. N. HATZINIKOLAOU: And I’ve made...

Interview of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, on Alpha Radio 98.9, with journalist K. Makri (2 September 2019)

JOURNALIST: We will now be talking to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, who is already on the line. Good afternoon, Minister. N. DENDIAS: Good afternoon to you and your listeners. And I wish you a good start to the season, since fall starts today. I think we’re now at...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statements following the Informal “Gymnich” Meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Helsinki, 29 August 2019)

Today, in the context of the informal meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs, I had the opportunity to meet with my colleagues and talk to them about topics of shared interest.First of all, we talked about hybrid threats and ways to deal with them.We talked about the tense situation...

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...

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...

Reading Greece: Auguste Corteau – When the Writer Meets the Translator

Auguste Corteau (1979) is a fiction writer, a playwright and a translator. He has written novels/novellas: Rabastin (1999), The Square (2000), Haunted (2001), Animal (2002), The Streets Sculptor...

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