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Juncker congrats to Greek elex winner Mitsotakis
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Juncker congrats to Greek elex winner Mitsotakis

Panos - Jul 08, 2019

Outgoing EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker offered his congratulations to Greek election winner Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday evening, Tweeting on his official account the following: "@kmitsotakis, I…

EU showed “lack of solidarity” toward Greece during crisis, says Juncker
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EU showed “lack of solidarity” toward Greece during crisis, says Juncker

Panos - Jan 17, 2019

Speaking at an event in Strasbourg marking the 20th year since the launch of the euro currency, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday expressed regret that…

Juncker again asked about Greek pension cuts; repeats that agreed-to measures must be implemented
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Juncker again asked about Greek pension cuts; repeats that agreed-to measures must be implemented

Panos - Sep 13, 2018

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday again dampened the Tsipras government's hopes of avoiding agreed-to social security spending cuts in 2019, speaking almost simultaneously with reports…

Juncker statement regarding wildfires in Greece
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Juncker statement regarding wildfires in Greece

Panos - Jul 24, 2018

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday morning expressed Brussels' solidarity with Greece in the wake of a string of devastating wildfires that erupted around the greater…

EC President Juncker: Turkey should free Greek soldiers
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EC President Juncker: Turkey should free Greek soldiers

makis - Apr 26, 2018

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker called on Turkey to release the two Greek soldiers being held in a Turkish prison in Adrianople during a speech before…

Tsipras-Juncker meeting in Athens
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Tsipras-Juncker meeting in Athens

Panos - Apr 26, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday will receiving EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at his Maximos Mansion office. According to a press release by Tsipras' office,…

Juncker dismisses Turkish claim of ‘threat’ posed by 2 Greek servicemen who strayed across border
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Juncker dismisses Turkish claim of ‘threat’ posed by 2 Greek servicemen who strayed across border

Panos - Apr 19, 2018

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, speaking in the European Parliament, said a recent Turkish claim that a pair of jailed Greek servicemen posed a threat…

Juncker: Turkish claims that Greek soldiers pose a threat are ridiculous
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Juncker: Turkish claims that Greek soldiers pose a threat are ridiculous

makis - Apr 18, 2018

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker labeled Turkish claims that the two Greek soldiers being held in a prison in Adrianople posed a threat…

EC President Junker dubs re-election of Niinistö in Finland historic
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EC President Junker dubs re-election of Niinistö in Finland historic

Panos - Jan 30, 2018

European Commission President Jean Claude Junker labelled the re-election for a second term by Finland’s Incumbent President Sauli Niinistö historic. In a congratulatory letter to the re-elected…

Juncker: Schaeuble stood up for Greek interests at crucial moment
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Juncker: Schaeuble stood up for Greek interests at crucial moment

Panos - Oct 03, 2017

Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday punched a hole in a widely held belief – especially in bailout-dependent Greece – that outgoing German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was Athens’…

No EU for Turkey: European Commission President Juncker
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No EU for Turkey: European Commission President Juncker

makis - Sep 13, 2017

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his annual State of the European Union address at the European Parliament on Wednesday morning presenting his vision for the future…

Tsipras, Juncker discuss bailout as Moscovici to visit
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Tsipras, Juncker discuss bailout as Moscovici to visit

makis - Nov 25, 2016

With the government now set on securing a “political decision” at the upcoming summit of eurozone finance ministers on December 5, as a conclusion of the bailout…

Juncker lashes states over refugee failings
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Juncker lashes states over refugee failings

Panos - Sep 22, 2016

The head of the European Union's executive arm has lashed out at member countries for failing take refugees from overwhelmed Greece and Italy often because the migrants…

Juncker behind the scenes video interview at a Greek fish tavern
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Juncker behind the scenes video interview at a Greek fish tavern

Panos - Sep 02, 2016

Sitting at a Greek tavern with the backdrop of the sunny Greek weather and blue skies, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker was interviewed by German newspaper…

Juncker: The EU-Turkey refugee deal hanging by a thread
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Juncker: The EU-Turkey refugee deal hanging by a thread

chris1 - Jul 31, 2016

European President Jean Claude Juncker warned the deal between the EU and Turkey on the control of the refugee flows is in jeopardy of being scrapped, in…

Juncker to visit Athens on June 21
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Juncker to visit Athens on June 21

Sokratis - Jun 11, 2016

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit Athens on June 21 for meetings with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according to reports Friday.…

Turkey ‘threats’ over migrant deal won’t work, says Juncker
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Turkey ‘threats’ over migrant deal won’t work, says Juncker

Panos - May 26, 2016

Turkey must uphold its side of a deal made with the European Union over stemming the flow of migrants, a top EU official said Thursday, warning “threats”…

Juncker expresses support for immediate debt relief for Greece
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Juncker expresses support for immediate debt relief for Greece

makis - May 20, 2016

The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker argued that Europe has taken a lot more than it has given back to Greece, arguing that debt relief…

Greece has ‘basically achieved’ reform goals, says Juncker
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Greece has ‘basically achieved’ reform goals, says Juncker

chris1 - May 08, 2016

Greece has "basically achieved" the objectives of the reforms required by its creditors and its eurozone partners will begin discussing possible debt relief for the country, according…

Mylopoulos: “Thessaloniki Metro will operate by 2020”
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Mylopoulos: “Thessaloniki Metro will operate by 2020”

ilias1 - Apr 03, 2016

The president of Attiko Metro Yannis Mylopoulos estimated that the first metro line in Thessaloniki will be operational by 2020 and that whole project will be complete…