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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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PM Mitsotakis and Chancellor Merkel talk economy, investments in Berlin

Economy, investments, primary surpluses and migration were high on the agenda of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and German Chancellor Angela Markel in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel and Mitsotakis have meet several times in the past but it is the first time the Chancellor welcomed Mitaotakis as Prime Minister. “Changes …

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Melania, Prokopis, Angela and Lilibeth at D Day celebrations in Portsmouth

An epic moment with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. At the D Day celebrations in Portsmouth, the Greek president found himself sitting between two remarkable ladies: the most powerful woman Angela Merkel and the wife of the most powerful man,  Melania Trump. A little further on the …

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Ex PM Samaras: Merkel offered me Grexit in August 2012

Former Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras said German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered him a temporary “Grexit, a withdrawal of the country from the Eurozone amid its large-scale economic crisis. He immediately rejected the offer, he said. “I immediately cut her short and said: ‘We will not continue this discussion, …

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Merkel in Athens: 4 Metro stations close, traffic disruption, high security

Four metro stations in downtown Athens will be closed for several hours, Metro and Proastiakos lines to/from Airport will be disrupted during the two-day visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Greece. On Thursday, Jan 10, Metro station <Evaggelismos> closes for the public at 4: 00 pm, stations <Megaron Mousikis>, …

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Pressure for reforms? Merkel to visit Greece with wrong agenda in her luggage

“German Chancellor Angela Merkel will urge Greece to press on with tough economic reforms and maintain strict fiscal discipline when she visits Athens on Thursday for the first time in nearly five years,” reuters reports a day before she arrives in Athens. Moreover, Merkel will encourage Greek politicians to support …

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End of an Era: Angela Merkel says she will step down as Chancellor in 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would not seek re-election as party chairwoman and that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last, heralding the end of a 13-year era in which she has dominated European politics. Merkel, 64, has been chairwoman of her conservative Christian Democrats …

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Germany tells Greece “Nein” to freezing of further pension cuts

Germany says Nein to freezing of further pension cuts and calls on Greece to stick to the reforms path as agreed in summer with the completion of the third bailout program. It was the press office of Chancellor Angela Merkel that sent the dry message following a question by Greek …

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Merkel to visit Skopje on Sept 8, on FYROM’s Independence Day

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to visit capital of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Skopje on 8 September. Merkel’s visit coincides with the FYROM’s Independence Day. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev was apparently surprised by the news and said that he hoped that Meriel would arrive on Saturday in …

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