Thursday , February 22 2024

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The Consular Corps of Liege experiences ‘Beautiful Greece’

  On the occasion of the visit to Greece by Members of the Consular Corps of Liege (CCL), Belgium, the Consular Corps of Greece (CCG) hosted a reception in their honour. The guests had the opportunity to taste traditional Greek coffee and handmade sweets. The event took place at the picturesque Centre …

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The sky’s the limit for the Athens Diplomatic Club

The Athens Diplomatic Club and Greek Diplomatic Life magazine held one of their regular ‘Happy Hour’ get-togethers for its members and colleagues from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 8th. Held at the rooftop Galaxy Restaurant & Bar of the Hilton Hotel overlooking picturesque Athens by night, the event provided yet another opportunity for new …

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President pays State Visit to Israel

Europe must never again become a ‘dark continent’ The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, travelled to Israel at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin. During his three-day visit, 29th-31st of March, the President also met with the Speaker of the Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, Prime Minister Benjamin …

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Prime Minister of Portugal pays Official Visit

United Against Austerity Policies The first joint front against austerity policies and in favour of adopting alternative policies in the EU was formed by the Governments of Greece and Portugal following a joint admission by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Portuguese counterpart António Costa that the memorandums didn’t provide …

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A Visit of Hope and Solidarity

Pope Francis’s joint visit to the refugees on Lesvos Island, on April 16th, with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos was a “historic meeting that sent out very strong, global messages”. The three religious leaders greeted people staying at the Moria refugee centre in an …

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Six EU member-state Ministers carry out Solidarity Visit to Athens

We Europeans should stand together On 8th-9th April, the Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs, Nikos Xydakis, received in Athens six Ministers and Deputy Ministers from European Union member states. In an expression of European solidarity, the Ministers were apprised with the management of the migration/refugee crisis following last month’s …

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Visit of the Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Greece Supports BiH European Integration Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Igor Crnadak has paid a visit to Athens during which time he held talks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias (pictured right), meeting also with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos (pictured left) and Parliament President …

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