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Turkish ambassador thanks EMAK for earthquake assistance

Turkish Ambassador to Athens Cagatay Erciyes visited the headquarters of Greece’s EMAK disaster response team in a gesture of gratitude for its assistance in the aftermath of February’s disastrous earthquake, the embassy said in a tweet Monday. The embassy said that the Turkish envoy, who was accompanied by Climate Crisis …

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New US Ambassador George Tsunis presents his credentials to President Sakellaropoulou

The new Ambassador of the United States of America to Greece, George James Tsunis, presented his credentials to the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday morning. During a short conversation with the President, Tsunis said he was touched that he has returned to …

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US Senate approves George Tsunis as new ambassador to Greece

The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of George Tsunis as the new US Ambassador to Greece. 54-year-old Tsunis is a Greek-American lawyer and businessman with extensive experience in the tourism industry. He is the founder and CEO of the Chartwell Hotels group. This company has a strong presence in …

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Greece FM summons Ukrainian Ambassador over killing of one ethnic Greek, injuring of two

Greece’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to deliver a demarche requesting clarifications over the death of an ethnic Greek and the serious injury of two more members of ethnic Greeks community in an incident involving Ukrainian soldiers in the village Granitna, in Ukraine’s east near the border with Russia. …

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Biden nominates Greek-American businessman Tsunis as ambassador to Athens

Greek American businessman George James Tsunis was formally nominated by US President Joe Biden as new ambassador to Greece on Friday. The long-awaited nomination by the White House comes less than a week before the latest US-Greece Strategic Dialogue and anticipated signing of an updated Mutual Defense and Cooperation Agreement …

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Greek ambassador to Baku back in Athens after Azeri gov’t allegations

The Greek ambassador to Azerbaijan has been summoned back to Athens by order of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, according to an announcement on Wednesday, after assertions made by the Azerbaijani government that the Greek State was allegedly showing tolerance for the preparation of terrorist actions. A statement issued by the …

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Turkey-Libya deal is “bogus” says France’s ambassador to Athens

French Ambassador to Athens, Patrick Maisonnave, described the Turkey-Libya deal as “bogus” on Monday and underlined the interest of his country to boost defense ties with Greece. Referring to Turkey’s provocations in the region, which he described as “activism,” he said, “we shall see how we respond to this behavior.” …

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Libya, Turkey: Greece’s decision to expel ambassador is “unacceptable”

Turkey and Libya reacted with anger at the decision of Greece to expel the Libyan ambassador to Athens. The foreign ministers of both countries condemned the expulsion as “unacceptable”, while Tripolis added that they would apply reciprocity had Greece an ambassador there. O, Friday morning, Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, …

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Greece expels Libyan Ambassador after he fails to disclose Agreement with Turkey

Greece has expelled the Libyan ambassador to Athens and gave him 72 hours to leave the country. “This does not mean we break diplomatic ties with Libya,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Friday while announcing the expulsion on live broadcast. The ambassador was summoned to the Foreign Ministry on …

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Greece gives ultimatum to Libya’s ambassador to disclose deal with Turkey

Greece threatens to expel the Libyan ambassador to Athens if he does not disclose the “maritime boundaries” Agreement between Libya and Turkey until next Thursday, December 5, Athens is concerned about the agreement that is supposed to determine the maritime boundaries between the two countries even though the island of …

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Trump considers naming Reince Priebus ambassador to Greece

US President Donald Trump and his advisers consider making changes in the White House amid the flurry of reports involving Trump’s campaign associates and Russia. One such change could involve making Chief of Staff Reince Priebus the ambassador to Greece, according to US media reports. The Washington Post is reporting …

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Missing Greek ambassador: Body found in burnt-out car in Rio

A possible tragic end for Greece’s ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amoiridis, who went missing on December 26th. Police located a burnt-out car with a charred body inside. Police believes that the body is the ambassador who went missing while on Christmas vacation. According to Greek media, authorities in Brazil announced …

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Greek ambassador to Brazil goes missing in Rio de Janeiro

Greek ambassador Kyriakos Amoiridis has gone missing in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The news came from Brazilian media, while the Greek Foreign Ministry initially kept silent. According to local media, the ambassador lives in the country’s capital Brasilia and was supposed to be in Rio during the Christmas vacations. Citing …

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Greek among the injured in Russian ambassador’s assassination in Ankara

Turkish interior minister announced that a Greek was among the injured during the assassination shooting targeting Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara  Monday afternoon. Anastasios Zimpirikakis was among the people attending the inauguration of the art exhibition, where Karlov was killed by a Turkish policeman. Zimpirikakis was slightly injured, his …

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UPD Turkish policeman guns down Russian ambassador shot in Ankara – Shooting VIDEO

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov was shot in Turkish capital Ankara short after 6 o’ clock Monday afternoon. He was delivering a speech at an exhibition “Russia through Turkish eyes”, when a man started to fire wildly. Ambassador Karlov was seriously wounded. He was first treated on the spot, it is …

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