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Kasselakis on 2-day visit to Palestine

Leader of main opposition SYRIZA, Stefanos Kasselakis, visited a refuge camp near Bethlehem on Sunday as part of his 2-day visit in Palestine. “We are here to promote the two-state solution based on UN resolutions,” he said. Accompanied by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of Palestine, Hani Al-Hayek, Kasselakis …

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit Greece on Saturday

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to visit Greece and meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in his summer house on the island of Crete, media reported. According to information, Anthony Blinken is scheduled to travel to Souda for a few hours. The US Secretary of State is …

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Metro station in Thessaloniki opened to public for sightseeing only

One metro station in Thessaloniki was opened to public for sightseeing tours only on Sunday, as the metro in Greece’s second biggest city is not expected to be in operation before the end of 2024. Hundreds of locals visited the brand new and unused “Agia Sofia” metro station, went up …

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Greece ‘s PM Mitsotakis to visit Israel and Egypt in the next days

Greece ‘s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Israel in the next few days, a State Minister announced on Tuesday. He will also attend the International Summit on the Palestinian Developvemtns in Egypt on Saturday. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, minister Akis Skertsos who announced the Premier’s visit to Israel …

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Greece’s Navy opens Lighthouses to visitors, Aug 20

In the context of the celebration of World Lighthouse Day on Sunday, August 20, 2023 , Greece’s Navy open again lighthouses across the country for the public to visit.the following lighthouses will be open to the public: During the visit, citizens will have the opportunity to learn about the contribution …

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Barack Obama, family tour the Acropolis, ask about the 6th Caryatid

Former US President Barack Obama and his family visited the Acropolis Museum and had an guided-tour in the Acropolis. Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and their daughters Malia and Sasha were given a private, nighttime tour of the Acropolis and its museum on Wednesday evening. Dressed casual and armed with …

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Greek defense minister pays solidarity visit to earthquake-stricken Turkey

Greek National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos visited earthquake-stricken areas in Turkey on Tuesday, after an invitation by his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar. At the country’s Disaster & Crisis Coordination & Management Center in Antakya (Antioch), Akar briefed the Greek minister on latest developments and the current situation. The two ministers …

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Greece and Japan sign Joint Statement of Strategic Cooperation

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida at the prime minister’s residence in Tokyo, where they signed a Joint Statement of Strategic Cooperation between Greece and Japan. “With this statement, our countries significantly upgrade their strategic relations and we inaugurate a field of close cooperation over a …

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Mitsotakis to visit ethnic Greeks minority in south Albania; FM in Tirana

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to carry out a planned visit to Himare, Livadhja and Dervician in southern Albania on Thursday, where he will have meetings with members and representatives of the Greek ethnic minority in the neighboring country, the prime minister’s press office said. The visit was originally scheduled …

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Greek, Israeli defense ministers stress importance of ties

The defense ministers of Israel and Greece on Friday stressed the importance of maintaining strong alliances to tackle global and regional threats, citing challenges such as the war in Ukraine and ongoing tension in the eastern Mediterranean. “The world is changing,” Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said after meeting in …

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German Chancellor Scholz to visit Thessaloniki, FM Baerbock in Athens

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will travel to Thessaloniki next Friday, June 10, following an invitaiton by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. According to Wolfgang Büchner, Deputy Spokesperson of the Federal Government, Scholz will attend a dinner within the framework of the summit of the South East European Cooperation Process taking place …

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Greece-Russia sign cooperation protocol ahead of PM’s visit to Moscow

Ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Moscow, the Greek-Russian Joint Interministerial Committee signed a cooperation protocol that includes a series of agreements on tourism, energy, transport, science and technology cooperation, inter-regional cooperation, cultural issues, as well as issues relating to tax administration. The protocol was signed …

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