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Greek President meets Zelensky in Kyiv, expresses full support to Ukrainian people

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos visited Ukraine on Thursday and had a meeting President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv. In statement after the meeting with Zelensky, Sakellaropoulou expressed Greece’s undivided support and solidarity to the heroic Ukrainian people who are already facing nine months …

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Royal couple of the Netherlands on official visit to Greece

With a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, the royal couple of the Netherlands, King Willem-Alexandre and Queen Maxima, started their 3-day official visit to Greece following an invitation by President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou. The royal couple arrived Sunday evening and was welcomed …

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Greece’s President honors the women of Ukraine on International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou honored the women of Ukraine. She expressed her support for the women of Ukraine, those who stayed behind defending their homeland and those who took the path of fleeing as refugees. Wearing a blue …

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Melina Travlos is the first woman to lead the Greek Shipowners Union

Melina Travlos, Chairwoman of Neptune Lines Shipping & Managing Enterprises, was elected as the new head of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) on Thursday. She is the first woman to lead the union in the 100 years after its establishment. Travlos is the first woman to be elected UGS …

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Ex President Christos Sartzetakis dies at 92; known for investigating murder of MP Lambrakis

Former Greek president Christos Sartzetakis passed away at the age of 92 after long hospitalization. He was widely known for rigorously investigating the 1963 murder of left-wing MP Grigoris Lambrakis by right-wing extremists. Sartzetakis had been treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit of Laiko General Hospital since December …

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Erdogan calls for “direct dialogue” with Greece; fresh row over Pontus Greeks genocide

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a “direct dialogue” with Greece on Thursday as a fresh row sparked between the two neighboring countries over the Pontus Greeks Genocide following statements by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. During a meeting with EU ambassadors in Ankara Erdogan and referring to tensions between Greece …

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Former President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, passes away

Former President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias passed away at the age of 92 on Sunday. Papoulias served two terms as president, from 2005 to 2015. He was a longstanding member of PASOK and held various ministerial appointments in his long political career, mainly in the Foreign Ministry and …

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President receives women judges, lawyers and MPs from Afghanistan

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has received a group of women, attorneys, judges and MPs from Afghanistan at the presidential mansion on Tuesday. “Greece’s response to requests for hosting vulnerable Afghani refugees was immediate,” she noted, “and it highlighted the significance it attaches to the humanitarian aspect of the migration crisis, in …

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Head of Greece’s National Public Health Organization resigns

The president of the National Public Health Organisation (EOPY), Panagiotis Arkoumaneas, submitted his resignation on Saturday and thus amid the pandemic. Prior to the resignation, media reports were speaking about it claiming the change in the leadership of the Health Ministry. According to media information, Arkoumaneas is heading to a …

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Chatzitheodosiou elected ne wpresident of Athens Chamber of Tradesmen (EEA)

Yiannis Chatzitheodosiou, president of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen (EEA), was unanimously elected new president of the Union Of Hellenic Chambers Of Commerce. He replaced Constantine Michalos who suddenly died early August, shocking the business and political world. In his address, Chatzitheodosiou said he was assuming duties at a critical …

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Philhellenism Lord Byron awards to John Kerry, Jack Lang, Charles Pictet

The President of the Hellenic Republic presented the International Awards of Philhellenism “Lord Byron” to former US senator and Secretary of State John Kerry, former French minister Jack Lang and Swiss banker Charles Pictet. The International ‘Lord Byron’ Awards have been established by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism. At …

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Greece’s President stresses need to accelerate reforms for Roma integration

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaroopoulou stressed the need to accelerate the reforms needed for the social integration, equality, strengthening and participation of the Roma in the life of the country. On the occasion of the International Roma Day, the Greek President participated at the launch of the online …

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