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Ex-FM Kotzias insists on Parliament vote to lift immunity of former DM Kammenos

Panos - Apr 15, 2019

A bitter feud between one-time co-Cabinet members in the current Tsipras government, former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias and former defense minister Panos Kammenos, shows no signs of…

Former Greek FM calls Skopje “Macedonia” not “North Macedonia”!
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Former Greek FM calls Skopje “Macedonia” not “North Macedonia”!

makis - Mar 01, 2019

The Greek former Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias shocked the audience said during his open discussion at the Delphi Economic Forum with Professor of Strategic and…

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Political parties criticized abrupt gov’t pledge to extend territorial waters – but only in the Ionian Sea

Panos - Oct 22, 2018

A cascade of negative political reactions greeted a surprise reference by outgoing foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, as well as his successor, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, of a…

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Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias resigns

makis - Oct 17, 2018

Mr Kotzias handed in his resignation to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, Wednesday afternoon. According to reports, the Foreign Affairs Minister was displeased over the fact that Tsipras…

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Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias says Prespa agreement to be ratified at the end of January

makis - Sep 20, 2018

The Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias said the Prespa Agreement with FYROM on the name dispute will be ratified in Parliament at the end of January 2019.…

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Greek Foreign Minister: Russia should respect our country

Panos - Jul 23, 2018

The diplomatic fallout between Athens and Moscow continued, as Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said Greece would not allow Russia to disrespect Greece and interfere in Greek…

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Kotzias: Greece, Turkey must agree before new Cyprus talks

Panos - Jul 06, 2018

Greece and Turkey need to hammer out assurances on security before new talks on Cyprus can go ahead, Athens’ foreign minister has said. Nikos Kotzias, speaking to…

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Greek FM: Europe must keep its word to North Macedonia and Albania

Panos - Jun 26, 2018

EXCLUSIVE / EU capitals should keep their word and open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania at the 28-29 June summit, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs…

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Interview of Greek FM Kotzias: Talking about Northern Epirus is a psychosis!

Panos - Jun 25, 2018

EU capitals should keep their word and open accession negotiations with “North Macedonia” and Albania at the 28-29 June summit, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias…

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Nikos Kotzias: Rhodes conference creates a bridging grid for countries in the region

Panos - Jun 21, 2018

Via an active and multidimensional foreign policy, a ‘bridging’ grid is being created between countries in the region. With these attempts, the position of Greece, as a…

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Now let’s reopen Cyprus issue, says Greek FM

Panos - Jun 14, 2018

The stalemate over Cyprus should be resolved, Greece and Russia said on Wednesday, a day after historic steps were taken to end the Athens/Skopje name dispute. Greek…

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Kotzias: “Zaev chose the name – It will include the term ‘Macedonia’”!

Panos - Jun 12, 2018

“We want an agreement for FYROM with long-lasting gains for both sides and acceptable to the peoples” the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias stated in…

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Italy’s Financial Problems Might Affect Greece, Foreign Minister says

Panos - May 30, 2018

Italy’s financial troubles might affect Greece too, said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday, during a meeting with his German counterpart Heiko Maas. According to Reuters,…

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Pan-Macedonian unions: Foreign Minister Kotzias is disgracing Greeks

Panos - May 08, 2018

Pan-Macedonian unions across the globe sent a letter to Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias calling for the immediate cessation of negotiations with FYROM on the…

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Greece’s composure during Imia incident prevented worse developments, says Kotzias

Panos - May 02, 2018

Greece acted with calmness and composure during an incident earlier this year when a Greek coastal guard boat was purposely rammed by a Turkish one, Foreign Minister…

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Kotzias – Dimitrov to meet again on April 25, in Vienna

makis - Apr 20, 2018

According to the FYROM government spokesman, Mile Bosnjakovski who spoke on Friday, there will be a new meeting between the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his…

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Greek FM Kotzias: FYROM will not join NATO in June

Panos - Apr 19, 2018

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias underlined that there can be no agreement without an erga omnes constitutional revision. The Foreign Minister said that the solution of…

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Greek Minister Kotzias says the most difficult matters lie ahead after meeting with FYROM Foreign Minister Dimitrov

makis - Apr 12, 2018

The Foreign Minister of Greece Nikos Kotzias said the most important issue regarding the name dispute with FYROM was the matter of irredentism. Mr Kotzias agreed there…

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Military confrontation between Turkey, Greece not an option, Greek foreign minister says

Panos - Apr 09, 2018

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kocias said Monday a military confrontation between Turkey and Greece was not an option and problems have to be resolved diplomatically, amid strained…

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Kotzias, Mogherini & Hahn to visit Skopje after Easter

Panos - Apr 05, 2018

Foreign Ministers Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias will meet again on April 12thin FYROM, but not in Skopje. If the meeting on Thursday goes as planned, the…