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“Greece’s sovereignty over the islands is unquestionable,” says EU statement

“Greece’s sovereignty over these islands is unquestionable,” the European Union said on Sunday, a day after also the US State Department expressed the same position following Turkey’s provocations by the Foreign Minister.. “Greece’s sovereignty over these islands is unquestionable. Turkey should respect it, refrain from provocative statements and actions in …

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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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Tragedy with UK tourists: Grandfather drowns trying to rescue grandchildren on Crete

A 61-year-old grandfather drowned on the island of Crete on Tuesday afternoon as he tried to rescue his grandchildren from the rough sea. The grandfather and the children aged 7 and 9 went for a swim at the Agios Konstantinos beach of Gouves, west of Heraklio, where the family was …

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British-flagged yacht with 17 onboard sinks off Milos, SAR operation underway

A British-flagged yacht with 17 people on board sank some 16 nautical miles North-West of the island of Milos in the central Aegean Sea on Thursday morning, the Greek Coast Guard said. Search and Rescue  operation is underway. According to preliminary information, passengers and crew jumped into the sea, however, …

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Bookings to Greece surge after UK relaxes Covid quarantine rules

A decision Thursday by the British government to scrap quarantine for fully-vaccinated Britons returning from medium-risk amber list countries from July 19 has sparked a surge for bookings in Greece and other destinations, according to media reports Friday. British Airways reported a 96 percent increase in the number of views …

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Covid-19 restrictions cancel Gardiner – Monteverdi Choir concert in Athens

The Athens Festival announced on Monday the cancellation of the concert of the concert of Monteverdi Choir – English Baroque Soloists directed by famous conductor John Eliot Gardiner. “We are sorry to inform you that the concert of Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists directed by John Eliot Gardiner, which …

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