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Turkey joins Confidence Building Measures with Greece with air space violations, provocations

Turkey “welcomed” the launch of Confidence Building Measures talks with Greece with air space violations and a provocative statement by the Foreign Minister who calls the “Muslim minority of Greece” as “Turkish.” The armed forces of Greece and Turkey began meeting in Athens on Monday in the framework of military …

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Professor Beaton receives Order of Honor for contribution to Greek Literature & Culture

The President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos honored great philellene Roderick Mcleod Beaton, Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History at the King’s College in London with the Order of Honour at a special ceremony held at the Presidential mansion on Monday. Pavlopoulos honored and praised Professor Beaton for his …

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Turkey should “apologize for Pontus Greeks Genocide,” says the President

Turkey should apologize for the Genocide of Pontus Greeks, President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Thursday on the occasion of the celebration of the Dormition of Virgin Mary in Panagia Soumela. “Greeks should unite to achieve two goals, promote the recognition of the genocide of Greeks from …

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Greece and Patriarch Bartholomew express deep condolence for US mass shootings

Greece’s political leadership and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have expressed their deepest condolences for the US mass shootings in El Paso, Texes and Dayton, Ohaio, where      30 people were killed and dozens were injured in 13 hours. President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, sent a message to US President …

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Countdown for Greece’s snap elections: PM meets the President Monday afternoon

The countdown for the general elections officially starts at 6:30 Monday afternoon, when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits the President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos in order to ask him to dissolve the Parliament and declare general elections for July 7, 2019. As the request demands a :national reason” the …

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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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US Senator Menendez in Athens meets the President of Republic, Defense Minister

US Senator and member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez arrived in Athens on Monday for a series of meetings with the political leadership. Menendez is the American politician who pushed the US Senate to block the delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey and the co-architect of East …

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21 April 1967 is a “black-letter day” for Greece’s democracy, says Pavlopoulos

The criminal coup d’etat that led to the seven-year ‘tragedy’ of Greece’s military junta on April 21, 1967, is a ‘black-letter day’ for democracy, and must remain indelibly marked in the country’s historical memory, Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos said in a statement 52 years after the colonel’s coup. In view …

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Reunification of Parthenon Marbles is fair and essential, says Greece’s President

“Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles is fair and essential,” said the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The struggle to return the sculptures “is not only about Greece and its historical and cultural heritage, but also about culture as a whole, given that its result will be a real …

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Greece concerned about exemptions in FYROM constitutional name change

The Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will vote for four amendments of the country’s Constitution as demanded by the Prespes Agreement with Greece. According to Prespes Agreement, FYROM has to replace term “Republic of Macedonia” with “North Mecedonia.” However, one of the amendments contains terms that …

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Greece’s President tells Prince Charles: “We hope for the Return of Parthenon Marbles!”

It didn’t help much that the British royal couple did not visit the Acropolis in order to avoid moments of embarrassment with regards to the Parthenon Marbles, stolen by Lord Elgin in 1816 and exhibited at the British Museum in London. It was the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis …

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Greece rebukes Turkey: Soldiers’ exchange “unacceptable”, peaceful coexistence “possible not just in words”

“Statements about the peaceful coexistence of our peoples are important and valuable when accompanied by deeds,” Greek President Prokopis Pavlopopoulos said on Sunday commenting on  Turkish counterpart Erdogan who called on “peace with Greece.” Furthermore, Pavlopoulos ruled out an exchange between the two Greek soldiers in Turkish custody and the …

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Greece’s political leadership sends strong messages to Turkey on Independence Day

Greece’s political leadership sent strong messages tot Turkey on the occasion of the Independence Day commemorating the start of the Greek Revolution against the Ottoman occupation in 1821. they all called for the immediate release of the two Greek soldiers and to respect international law. Attending celebrations at the island …

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Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall in historic visit to Athens

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla will be visiting Greek capital Athens in May  following an invitation by the President of the Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The visit is considered as historic as members of the British royal family have not officially visited Athens since the 1950’s. The Buckingham …

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Turkey’s Foreign Ministry calls on Greek President to “respect international law”

Of all countries Turkey is calling on the President of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos to respect the international law. A statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said: “The Greek press has reported yesterday (6 March) that Mr. Pavlopoulos, President of Greece has made the following remarks about Turkey: …

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