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Ending of EU surveillance is a “historic day,” says Greece’s PM

The ending of EU surveillance of Greek government spending after 12 years marks “an historic day,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said addressing the nation on Saturday morning. “August 20, 2022, is a historic day for Greece and for all Greeks: Our country is exiting the EU’s enhanced surveillance framework,” he …

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Wiretapping scandal: Greek PM says “legal but an error,” blames “dark forces”

Ιn his address to the nation following the major wiretapping scandal, Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that that bugging the mobile of PASOK-KINAL leader Nikos Andoulakis was “legal” but  a mistake “politically.” In his 6-minute speech three days after the scandal broke out and a relaxed weekend in his …

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Greek PM invited by House Speaker Pelosi to address US Congress on May 17

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been invited by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to address a joint meeting of the US Senate and the House of Representatives on May 17. The address is scheduled for 11:00 Eastern Time and will be taking place the day after Mitsotakis’ …

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PM Mitsotakis to address the nation on pandemic, measures to curb the 4th wave

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address the nation on the course of the pandemic and ahead of the holiday season. The televised  message is scheduled on Thursday, Novembe 18, 2021. Citing sources, media report that the Prime Minister will stress the importance of curbing the virus’ spread ahead of …

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Greek PM promises immediate aid to fire victims, apologizes half-hearten

With half-hearten “apologies” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the nation on Monday evening promising measures and support to the fire-stricken people and destroyed eocnomies. He apologized over possible failures in tackling devastating blazes, said that those responsible will be held to account that burned areas will be reforested and …

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Epidemiologists vote “hard lockdown”: PM to address the nation at 7:30 pm

The committee of epidemiologists in Greece has reportedly voted 16 :8 in favor of a “hard lockdown” to be imposed in Greek capital Athens and the broader regional unit of Attica. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address the nation at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The committee held an emergency meeting …

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OXI DAY 28. Oct 1940: The Italian ultimatum and Greece’s resistance to Axis forces

With military parades, patriotic songs and pride Greeks celebrate the day that went to history as the OXI Day. It is the day Greece said NO to Italian invasion of Greece on 28. October 1940, that marked the beginning of the Greek-Italian war and ended in occupation by the axis …

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PM Tsipras announces to distribute €1.4billion in one-off Christmas bonus to austerity-hit Greeks

Stunned and with hanging jaws Greeks saw and heard Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announcing that he will hand out 1.4 billion euros as one-off “social dividend” in December. “The welfare benefits  totaling 1.4 billion euros, is more than double than that paid out last year (600 million euros) and this …

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European Commission launches Brexit website with useful info

The European Commission launched a Brexit website with useful information, latest news and contact possibilities. The website will include everything from the latest speeches to official documents as they are published. The sub-section of the wider Commission website for now has a limited array of content but includes an organization chart and …

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Greek PM Samaras New Year’s message: Things will only get better

Things will only get better: that’s the main message of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in his New Year’s address to the people. He outlined his government priorities for 2014 and tried to lift up the spirit of a tired, unhappy and austerity-hit society. Nice words like “primary surplus”,  end …

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