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Kurz’s resignation in Austria sparks political row in …Greece

The resignation of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz amid a corruption probe has sparked a political row in Greece as main opposition SYRIZA accused the government of blocking scrutiny efforts in public opinion polls published in Greek media. On Sunday, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras unleashed an attack on the government claiming …

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Greece’s EUCO partners: Situation in East Mediterranean is dangerous

Greece managed to draw the attention of its European partners to the tense situation in the East Mediterranean Sea  and Turkey’s aggressiveness and to press them to take position on Turkey. After the extraordinary teleconference of the European Council focusing on the situation in Belarus on Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister …

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Kurz calls for an “Axis of the Willing between Rome-Berlin-Vienna” to combat migration

Austria’s conservative chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, called  for an “axis of the willing” between Rome-Berlin-Vienna” in order to fight illegal migration. A new Axis of Evil like in 1940? For sure the word choice with the terms axis and willing burdened with ugly connotation and war is not a fortunate one. …

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Austrian Chancellor Kurz calls on EU to end Turkey’s accession talks

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemned the human rights violations in Turkey and called on Brussels to end the EU accession talks with Ankara. “The talks on membership between the European Union and Turkey should be ended taking into account the system systematic violations of human rights and essential democratic values, and because the Copenhagen …

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Austria’s FM defends excluding Greece from Migration Conference

Austria’s foreign minister Sebastian Kurz defended his country’s decision not to invite Greece to a conference of West Balkan nations focused on managing the migrant crisis. Sebastian Kurz said that Greece has “clearly expressed no interest in reducing the (migrant) influx and in contrast wants to continue waving them through” …

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