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Highlights of the Month – January 2020

Greece-US Strategic Cooperation reaffirmed

  Greece and the United States of America reaffirmed their desire to further enhance their strategic defence and security partnership, which greatly contributes to the security of both nations. The Greek Government appears convinced that the key objective of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ visit to the US, which was to …

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Greece and Morocco coordinate efforts to end Libyan crisis

  “The only tangible result for Libyans after all these efforts is the Skhirat Agreement.”   Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias highlights, on January 16th in Rabat, the “great effort” that the Kingdom of Morocco has made to resolve the conflict in Libya. “The only tangible result for Libyans after …

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia in Athens for talks

  Working jointly as stabilising factors in the region.   Minister οf Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias received his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud at the Foreign Ministry on January 24th. Following a meeting with the visiting Saudi Foreign Minister, Minister Dendias said that Athens and Riyadh …

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‘January 20th – a milestone of Azerbaijan’s struggle for independence’

  On January 20th, the conference ‘January 20th – a milestone of Azerbaijan’s struggle for independence’ took place at the Cultural Centre of Webster University, Athens. It was devoted to the 30th Anniversary of the January 20th (1990) violent crackdown on the civilian population of Baku by Soviet troops. Speakers, …

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Point of View: ‘Economic Diplomacy in Greek Foreign Policy’

  ‘Economic Diplomacy in Greek Foreign Policy’ By Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kostas Fragogiannis   In the modern era, the differences between the traditional expressions of diplomacy and economic diplomacy are growing ever more subtle. The decade-long national crisis, which led to a 25% drop in Greek GDP and …

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Friend of the Diplomatic Corps honoured with Award Night

Two notable personalities, two individual women who have made significant strides in medicine and journalism, have been awarded by the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc). During a special ceremony held in the Athenian Club, HAPSc President Symeon Sidiropoulos and the Board of Directors honoured the Doctor and HAPSc Honorary …

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Guide to Greece: The Jewel of fruits – Pomegranates

The Jewel of fruits – Pomegranates Health benefits and New Year traditions “In Greek culture, the pomegranate holds much significance. It is a sign of luck, prosperity and fertility. It is also a sign of renewal and regeneration. Since the rituals that surround New Year’s usually involve ways to bring …

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