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Dendias: Greece has chosen to overcome introversion, strengthen its position in the world
13 Sep 2019"After a decade of crisis, Greece has now made the choice to overcome introversion and strengthen its position in the world," said Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, who is on Thursday briefing the Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Defence and Foreign Affairs on the key pillars of foreign policy.
Greece-Bulgaria reinforce their strategic partnership at bilateral and regional level
12 Sep 2019The willingness of both Greece and Bulgaria to step up bilateral and regional strategic cooperation and lay the foundations for "an even more meaningful and mutually beneficial collaboration," was expressed by the Greek and Bulgarian foreign affairs ministers - Nikos Dendias and Ekaterina Zakharieva, respectively - at a Wednesday meeting in Sofia. view more
Gov. sources: 'Middle class rectification plan to be implemented immediately’
10 Sep 2019Government sources on Monday said that a plan for the "recovery of the middle-class is being implemented immediately," and stressed that the implementation of both tax and insurance contributions deduction commitments "are being put into a trajectory of implementation," as per Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' commitments during the (ongoing) 84th TIF at Thessaloniki.
The European Commission supports Greece, Avramopoulos says, visiting TIF
09 Sep 2019The European Commission supports Greece financially, politically and operationally, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Sunday, while visiting the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
PM meets governors of Greek regions, inaugurating regular bimonthly meetings
05 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the governors of the 13 regional authorities in Greece, inaugurating the holding of regular bimonthly meetings to improve cooperation between regional authorities and central government. view more
Greece is broadening its horizons after 10 years of crisis, PM says
04 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday met with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in The Hague, where the two statesmen confirmed that "bilateral relations are excellent," in joint statements after their meeting. view more
Major private investments in Greece set in motion, Mitsotakis says
03 Sep 2019Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis emphasised the good news concerning major investments in Greece, during a meeting on Monday with representatives of the country's largest trade union and business associations ahead of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). view more
SYRIZA: We will oppose to any policy against human rights and the principles of international and European law
02 Sep 2019SYRIZA accused New Democracy (ND) on Sunday of ignorance regarding the refugee-migration issue. view more
PM Mitsotakis in Berlin: Greece, Germany to present green development plan in December
30 Aug 2019Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis committed to deep structural reforms in Greece that will extend further than those implemented during the years of the economic crisis, he said at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday. view more
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PPC rescue package of 500 million euros before utility's board on Friday
29 Aug 2019A 500-million-euro rescue package for the Public Power Corporation (PPC), where rate hikes will be offset by lower VAT and other levies for a net neutral impact on consumers, is to be presented to PPC's board on Friday, Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) sources said. view more