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UK gov’t launches information campaign to support UK Nationals in Greece

The UK government has launched an information campaign to support UK nationals in Greece. According to a press release sent by the UK embassy in Athens to KTG, the vital information campaign targets more than one million Brits across Europe. The campaign aims to support and advice them to protect …

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Brexit will strengthen European support for Parthenon Marbles return, says Greece

Greece will step up its campaign for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from Britain and expects to win more support from European peers as Brexit sees British influence wane, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said on Thursday. Speaking to Reuters, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said that she believes the …

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Greek Foreign Ministry tables bill to protect rights of Brits after Brexit

Greek Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis tabled a bill in parliament with the aim to protect the residence status and rights of current and future British citizens residing in Greece, regardless of whether a Brexit agreement is reached with the EU or not. The bill tabled on January 3, revises …

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EU Commission extends No-Deal Brexit Air Travel to Oct 2020

UK airlines will continue flights into the EU through to 24 October 2020 the European Commission decided o extending its previous March 2020 deadline to facilitate travel in the case of a no-deal Brexit. “With eight weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 …

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Brexit: Greek Foreign Ministry launches Q&A website for UK nationals

The Greek Foreign Ministry has launched a website dedicated to the rights of UK citizens in case of a Brexit with or without a deal. The side Brexit Greece Gets Prepared Q & A addresses several crucial issues, like the need for a visa for short-term and long-term visitors,, residence …

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Visa-free for Britons to enter Greece, in case of No-Deal Brexit

Greece is looking for options to allow British tourists and expats to continue visit and stay in the country visa-free even if there is Brexit without deal. The Greek government aims to allow Britons to enter the country without visa after the UK exits the European Union. “A no-deal Brexit …

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Brexit Deal has Greece hope for return of Parthenon Marbles

Brexit deal has been approved by the British cabinet, and as the European Union prepares to negotiate a whole new relationship with the UK post-Brexit, Greece might be able to make the United Kingdom an offer it can’t refuse. “What we have now is the only opportunity in 200 years …

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Greece warns Brussels: No Brexit deal could trigger economic meltdown

Greece has sent a shock warning to European Union bosses that they risk the economic and political stability of the bloc’s poorer countries while jousting with Britain over a possible no-deal Brexit. Athens said Brussels failing to deliver a Brexit deal would leave the country facing “increased financial and political …

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Petition could help UK nationals retain EU citizenship after Brexit

The European Commission has allowed a group to launch a petition calling for permanent EU citizenship after Brexit. The proposed petition on “Permanent European Union Citizenship” is to be registered on July 23 as a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI), the Commission announced. “The main objective of the proposed initiative is …

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EU Commission says it can’t do anything on Return of Parthenon Marbles because “they’re old”

After several written requests the European Commission finally took position on the return of the Parthenon Marbles in the context of Brexit. In a notion to SYRIZA MEP Stelios Kouloglou, the Commission said there is nothing it can do arguing the Marbles are old. MEP Kouloglou had already written twice …

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Greece asks Return of Parthenon Marbles as part of Brexit deal

Greece is pushing that the return of the stolen Parthenon Marbles becomes part of the Brexit talks deal. MEP Stelios Kouloglou, from ruling SYRIZA, is demanding that negotiators bring up the issue as part of the discussions. Kouloglou has written twice to the European Commission to ask them to play a …

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