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Greece hosts Ukrainian children in summer camps

The first 117 of 600 Ukrainian children aged 6-15 that will be hosted in Greek summer camps arrived in Athens and Thessaloniki on Friday. Greece’s union of privately held camps (Panhellenic Union of Private Initiative Camp Operators) offered to host the children, all of which left Bucha and arrived in …

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EU Commission revises forecasts for Greece’s economy downwards to 3.5%

The European Commission has revised its forecasts for the Greek economy downwards, envisaging a GDP growth of 3.5% in 2022 and 3.1% in 2023, from 4.9% and 3.5% respectively in its winter forecasts made in last February. On Monday, the Commission released its spring 2022 report on economic growth in …

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Greece opens again embassy in Kiev

“In a move of high symbolism, the Greek flag is flying again in Kiev today and the Greek Embassy opened again its doors in the Ukrainian capital,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Monday in statements after his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kenya Reychelle Omamo. Η ελληνική σημαία …

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FM Dendias: Greece asked The Hague prosecutor to investigate crimes in Mariupol

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has said that he sent a letter to the International Criminal Court in The Hague asking for the investigation of crimes against the ethnic Greek community committed in Mariupol and two other villages in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with daily kathimerini, Dendias stressed that …

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Greek Foreign Ministry evacuates 47 more people from Ukraine

The operation “Nostos 7” for the evacuation of 47 individuals from Ukraine, including one Greek citizen, 25 ethnic Greeks and one Swedish citizen, has been concluded successfully, the Greek foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. The evacuees crossed the Ukrainian-Moldovan border at midnight and were in Bucharest on Wednesday, the ministry …

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Greece to provide treatment to Ukrainian children suffering from cancer

Greece has offered to provide treatment to Ukrainian children suffering from cancer. Health Minister Thanos Plevris made this offer to his Ukrainian counterpart Victor Liashko through a teleconference. The main topic of discussion was the transfer of children suffering from cancer, as well as their families, from Ukraine to the …

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Greek households store food due to war in Ukraine (POLL)

Greek households store food due to the war in Ukraine, a market survey has found. Turnover in value of food retail increased by 5.1% in the first week of March. According to NielsenIQ data, in the first week of March, many food categories, such as pasta, showed a very large …

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Greece sends over 11 tons of pet food to Ukrainian refugees

Greece is sending more than 11 tons of pet food and sanitary equipment for the pets of Ukrainian refugees currently at the Polish-Ukranian border. A truck will leave Kalochori, Thessaloniki, and the aid will be distributed to Ukrainian refugees fleeing their homeland with pets: dogs, cats and rabbits. A make-shift …

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Greece announces humanitarian aid mission to Mariupol, reception group in Romania

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced a humanitarian aid mission to Mariupol and the establishment of a coordination and reception group for Ukrainian refugees in Romania. The Foreign Minister will accompany the humanitarian aid mission, he said. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Dendias said that he has already sent an official …

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Dramatic appeal by the ethnic Greeks in Ukraine for “green corridor”, “humanitarian aid”

The president of the Federation of Greek Associations in Ukraine, Alexandra Protsenko has made a dramatic appeal to Greeks around the world and the international community to mobilize to prevent the imminent extermination of the Greek communities. In a letter to cnngreece sent written in an underground shelter in Mariupol, …

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Stoltenberg hints at risks from Turkey’s S-400, No-Fly Zone in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shown the importance of NATO allies not being dependent on Russian military equipment, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in his speech at the Diplomacy Forum in Antalya on Friday. While he did not explicitly mentioned the Russian S-400 missiles, both Turkish and Greek media understood …

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What will happen in Greece if Chernobyl radiation leaked? Atomic Energy Commission warns of iodine pills

Greece’s Atomic Energy Commission (EEAE) appears reassuring regarding a possible radiation leak from the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine and a risk for Greece. In an announcement the EEAE points out that the competent Greek authorities have recently drawn up a new, fully revised national emergency plan in the event …

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