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Statement of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following his meeting with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (Istanbul, 14 April 2021)

“I am very pleased and moved to be meeting today with His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. I would like to convey the warm greetings and respects of the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who has already conveyed his condolences, as have I, for the unfortunate passing of the Patriarch’s...

Statement of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following his meeting with Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Hussein Atiya Abdul Hafeez Al-Qatrani (Benghazi, 12 April 2021)

Dear Deputy Prime Minister, good day and thank you for your hospitality today [greeting in Arabic]. I am here in Libya just a week after Prime Minister Mitsotakis’ visit to Tripoli, on which I accompanied him. My visit to Benghazi today is a follow-up to that visit and marks our full...

Statement of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias following the trilateral meeting with his colleagues from Serbia, Nikola Selaković, and the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides (Belgrade, 5 April 2021)

I am very pleased at the convening of the first trilateral meeting between Greece, Cyprus and Serbia, here in Belgrade. And I, too, thank you for your warm hospitality. I am sorry that the pandemic kept us from meeting until now in this context, but I think we agreed to...

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikola Selaković (Belgrade, 5 April 2021)

Dear Minister, good day and thank you very much for your hospitality. Dear Nikola, it is a great pleasure to be in Belgrade again. A city that has been linked to Greek history through Rigas Feraios, and I was very pleased and grateful to hear your proposal, dear Minister, dear Nikola,...

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias’ statement on arrival at the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels 22 March 2021)

The report on Turkey by the High Representative Borrell and the European Commission is being presented to the Council today. In principle, the report is positive, because it correctly sees Turkey as a problem that concerns the whole of Europe and it also underscores the problems that Turkey’s behaviour creates...

Interview of Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias in Ta Nea, with journalist Alexandra Fotaki (20 March 2021)

JOURNALIST: Minister, the announcement of your visit to Ankara came suddenly, and though we are in the process of talks, Turkey is continuing its inflammatory rhetoric and ‘blame game’. N. DENDIAS: Ms. Fotaki, the announcement of my visit – which, if the right conditions prevail, will take place a month from...

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following the meeting of the National Council on Foreign Policy (Athens, 19 March 2021)

First of all, I would like to thank the Minister of National Defence, my dear friend and schoolmate, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, for participating in today’s meeting of the National Council on Foreign Policy. His contribution on the matters discussed today was invaluable, as it allowed us to see the matters we...

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...

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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