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Greece & Albania are working toward a new document of strategic partnership
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Greece & Albania are working toward a new document of strategic partnership

Panos - Jan 30, 2018

“We’re working in order to have a new document of strategic partnership which would define the path of relations between…

UN mediator Nimetz in Athens on Tues.; DM promises to stick to ‘honorable agreement’ with Tsipras
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UN mediator Nimetz in Athens on Tues.; DM promises to stick to ‘honorable agreement’ with Tsipras

Panos - Jan 30, 2018

The long-time UN mediator for the fYRoM “name issue”, Matthew Nimetz, will meet in Athens with both Greek Foreign Minister…

FYROM PM Zaev: We will hold referendum on name dispute with Greece
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FYROM PM Zaev: We will hold referendum on name dispute with Greece

Panos - Jan 30, 2018

The Prime Minister of FYROM, Zoran Zaev expressed his conviction that his country could reach a national consensus, “in the…

Reports: Turkish vessels try to block frigate carrying Greek DM in Imia sea region
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Reports: Turkish vessels try to block frigate carrying Greek DM in Imia sea region

Panos - Jan 29, 2018

Two Turkish warships on Sunday reportedly attempted to block a frigate carrying Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos from reaching the…

Tsipras: Turkey is an “aggressive neighbour”
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Tsipras: Turkey is an “aggressive neighbour”

Panos - Jan 25, 2018

Greece's Prime Minister discussed the migration crisis and other issues at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Greek Prime…

Tsipras emphasises irredentism of FYROM in talks with Zaev amid domestic pressure
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Tsipras emphasises irredentism of FYROM in talks with Zaev amid domestic pressure

Panos - Jan 25, 2018

Feeling the political pressure on the domestic front, with the massive rally in Thessaloniki, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras appeared to…

Greek navy vessel sustains tear to side
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Greek navy vessel sustains tear to side

Panos - Jan 24, 2018

The Greek Navy vessel LST Jason type Lesvos L176 was damaged at the Salamis naval station on Tuesday when it…

Closely watched Tsipras – Zaev meeting on Wed.
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Closely watched Tsipras – Zaev meeting on Wed.

Panos - Jan 23, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ office on Monday announced the latter’s itinerary for the World Economic Forum in Davos, beginning…

Greek FM denies ‘pressure’ on Athens to resolve name dispute with Skopje
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Greek FM denies ‘pressure’ on Athens to resolve name dispute with Skopje

Panos - Jan 23, 2018

Athens does not feel any external pressure to find a solution to the name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic…

Possibility of Tsipras-Zaev meeting in Davos; Greek PM briefs top Church leader over ‘name issue’
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Possibility of Tsipras-Zaev meeting in Davos; Greek PM briefs top Church leader over ‘name issue’

Panos - Jan 19, 2018

Resumed UN-mediated talks, contacts and widespread media speculation across two continents were on the menu this week, in line with…

Incident between Greek, Turkish craft in Imia sea region
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Incident between Greek, Turkish craft in Imia sea region

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

A Turkish coast guard patrol boat and a Hellenic Navy gunboat were involved in an incident on Wednesday in a…

FM Kotzias discussed with counterpart Dimitrov on the methodology of the talks
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FM Kotzias discussed with counterpart Dimitrov on the methodology of the talks

Panos - Jan 12, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias and FYROM counterpart Nikola Dimitrov met in Thessaloniki on Thursday where they discussed ways to…

FYROM’s Osmani says stories in news about different names are just speculation
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FYROM’s Osmani says stories in news about different names are just speculation

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

The reports presented in media over the possible name to which Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will…

Greece & Cyprus discuss arms sales in EU framework
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Greece & Cyprus discuss arms sales in EU framework

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent…

FM on fYRoM issue: Athens discussing ‘a name distinctly different from Greek Macedonia’
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FM on fYRoM issue: Athens discussing ‘a name distinctly different from Greek Macedonia’

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

The relevant foreign minister on Monday evening shed more light on the leftist-rightist coalition's "road map" ahead of any resumption…

Vitsas says “irrational” for Turkey to cause fait accompli in Cyprus’ EEZ
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Vitsas says “irrational” for Turkey to cause fait accompli in Cyprus’ EEZ

Panos - Jan 08, 2018

Any attempt on the part of Turkey to pose obstacles and cause a fait accompli in Cyprus’ maritime area would…

Arson attempt at the Greek Consulate of Smyrna!
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Arson attempt at the Greek Consulate of Smyrna!

Panos - Jan 08, 2018

On New Year’s Eve there was an arson attempt at the Greek Consulate of Smyrna, which is located on the…

FM Kotzias: Suspended neighbouring issues will be resolved in 2018
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FM Kotzias: Suspended neighbouring issues will be resolved in 2018

Panos - Jan 05, 2018

Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, said that Greece is determined to resolve suspended problems with northern neighbours. “2018 is the…

Kotzias will travel to Vancouver to attend the meeting about N. Korea
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Kotzias will travel to Vancouver to attend the meeting about N. Korea

Panos - Jan 04, 2018

The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias will travel to Vancouver, Canada, where, on January 16, he will attend…

Tsipras will visit Cyprus & Italy in the first two weeks of January
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Tsipras will visit Cyprus & Italy in the first two weeks of January

Panos - Jan 03, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have a marathon of international meetings in the first half of January. According to…