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Outcry forces gov’t spokesman to half-apologize for targeting Politico correspondent

Greece’s government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou spoke out a halfhearted apology for having targeted and discredited the POLITICO correspondent in Greece, Nektaria Stamouli, who is also the president of the Foreign Press Association in the country. Oikonomou could not help but to correct his previous statements after an outcry by local …

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Greek tourism gets vote of confidence this year too

Government spokesperson Giannis Oikonomou on Wednesday referred to the good prospects for this year’s tourist season. On a post on Twitter, he wrote: “The first direct flight from USA arrived yesterday, earlier than any other year, at Athens International Airport, while the plan is for nine direct flights from USA to …

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“VAT to be reduced in some products,” says one minister, “no way” says another

Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis left open the possibility of reducing the Value Added Tax on a series of  products to contain price increases. Speaking to Mega TV on Tuesday, Georgiadis said that the government is considering reducing the VAT on certain products, adding that this is a measure …

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