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Mitsotakis: “Unfortunate incident that won’t affect Greece-UK relations” (POLL)

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday described the abrupt cancellation of his planned meeting with UK counterpart Rishi Sunak in London as an “unfortunate incident.” Despite this, he expressed confidence that it would not have any impact on bilateral ties. “This unfortunate incident… will not affect Greek-British relations. It had …

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Parthenon Marbles in UK is like cutting the Mona Lisa in half, says Greek PM

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said returning the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is about “reunification” not “ownership.” In an interview on the British state broadcaster BBC on Sunday, the Greek PM added that Greece will continue to pursue the return of the Parthenon marbles, although progress in negotiations is slow. “If …

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Austria says talks under way on returning Parthenon marbles to Greece

Vienna museum is in talks aimed at lending two marble pieces of the Parthenon to Greece, Austria’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, a development his Greek counterpart said he hoped would help in talks with Britain over its much larger hoard. The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna has a tiny collection …

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Mitsotakis at UNGA highlights Greece’s red lines, denounces Turkey’s escalating rhetoric

Addressing the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused on Turkey’s escalating rhetoric, the European Union’s response to authoritarianism and the threat of climate change. Mitsotakis described Turkey’s aggressive rhetoric as one that was “combined with a massive disinformation campaign, and multiple violations of Greece’s sovereignty …

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Parthenon Marbles, Turkey, Investment, Tourism on Mitsotakis – Johnson agenda

The entire spectrum of Greek-UK bilateral relations, from the significant prospects for deepening economic and trade ties and increasing investments, to the great margins for upgrading tourist traffic in 2022, the return and reunification of the Parthenon Marbles in Greece, the Cyprus issue and the resumption of Turkish aggression in …

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Parthenon Marbles brought George Clooney and wife Amal together

Hollywood star, American actor and director George Clooney said in an interview that the discussions he had with his wife Amal on the fate of the Parthenon Marbles while they were still dating helped forge a strong bond between them. Speaking to the Observer last weekend, Clooney recalled the backlash …

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Parthenon Marbles Return clause added in EU-UK trade deal

Greece has apparently managed to get a clause for the return of the Parthenon Marbles in the draft Brexit bill prepared by the European Union. The clause is included in a revised version of the negotiating mandate that Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Head of Task Force for Relations with …

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