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Tsipras govt officially submits vote of confidence to Parliament in reax to censure motion against minister
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Tsipras govt officially submits vote of confidence to Parliament in reax to censure motion against minister

Panos - May 07, 2019

The hard left Tsipras government on Monday officially submitted a vote of confidence measure in Parliament, following main opposition New Democracy (ND) threatened and ultimately tabled censure…

Turkish threats in the Greek Parliament: “Unilateral hydrocarbon exploration will have consequences”!
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Turkish threats in the Greek Parliament: “Unilateral hydrocarbon exploration will have consequences”!

makis - Mar 04, 2019

The model of the Prespa Agreement seems to be what the Alexis Tsipras’ government considers to be a model for the resolution of the Greek-Turkish strained relations…

FYROM’s accession to NATO ratified by the Hellenic Parliament
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FYROM’s accession to NATO ratified by the Hellenic Parliament

makis - Feb 08, 2019

The President of the main opposition party of New Democracy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, explained his position on the ratification of FYROM’s accession to NATO in the Hellenic Parliament.…

FYROM NATO accession protocol introduced to Greek parliament
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FYROM NATO accession protocol introduced to Greek parliament

Panos - Feb 07, 2019

The protocol for the accession of FYROM to NATO was brought to the Greek parliament as provided by the parliamentary ratification process. According to the schedule, the…

NATO accession protocol for “North Macedonia” to be voted on Friday in Greek parliament
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NATO accession protocol for “North Macedonia” to be voted on Friday in Greek parliament

makis - Feb 05, 2019

The protocol for the accession of “North Macedonia” to NATO will be debated and voted in the Greek parliament on Friday. On Thursday, the protocol will be…

Greek Parliament: The procedure that will lead to the vote of confidence is underway
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Greek Parliament: The procedure that will lead to the vote of confidence is underway

Panos - Jan 16, 2019

The procedure that will lead to the vote of confidence in the Greek Parliament, as requested by Tsipras’ SYRIZA government, has started. The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’…

Tsipras and Mitsotakis clash in parliament over Prespes Agreement
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Tsipras and Mitsotakis clash in parliament over Prespes Agreement

makis - Dec 11, 2018

Tensions were high in the Greek parliament Tuesday, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis clashed during the debate over the bill regarding the…

Debate over Constitutional revision underway in Greek Parliament
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Debate over Constitutional revision underway in Greek Parliament

makis - Nov 14, 2018

The discussion in the Greek parliament over revisions in the country’s constitution is underway. The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras proposed a specific term of office for…

Parliament Budget Office: Caution necessary until bailout ends in Aug.; positive messages to markets needed
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Parliament Budget Office: Caution necessary until bailout ends in Aug.; positive messages to markets needed

Panos - Aug 09, 2018

The first months that will follow Greece's exit from the current - and third - bailout will be particularly critical, Parliament Budget Office stated on Wednesday, in…

Greek parliament to support family of Mirage pilot
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Greek parliament to support family of Mirage pilot

makis - Apr 13, 2018

The Greek parliament announced on Friday it will support financially the family of 34-year-old Greek Air Force pilot Giorgos Baltadoros who died when his fighter jet plunged…

Greek Parliament: Exchange of hard word between the MPs of Golden Dawn & SYRIZA!
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Greek Parliament: Exchange of hard word between the MPs of Golden Dawn & SYRIZA!

makis - Mar 22, 2018

An exchange of hard words took place in the Greek Parliament on Thursday afternoon when the Golden Dawn’s MP Giannis Lagos was on the podium. The MP…

ND leader blasts Greek PM in parliament over foreign policy
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ND leader blasts Greek PM in parliament over foreign policy

makis - Mar 08, 2018

ND President Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his support to two Greek servicemen detained and being held in Turkey and their families during his speech before the Greek Parliament…

Golden Dawn loses a seat in Parliament
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Golden Dawn loses a seat in Parliament

Sokratis - Mar 04, 2017

Golden Dawn lost an MP Saturday after Dimitris Koukoutsis declared himself an independent, reducing the far-right party’s representation in the 300-seat Parliament to 17 seats from 18.…

Impasse remains on TV law
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Impasse remains on TV law

Panos - Nov 04, 2016

Talks in Greek parliament over the government’s amendments on the TV law, Thursday night, led to the passing of two changes in the current legislation, although agreement…

Ieronymos: Ship is sinking at parliament session (photo)
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Ieronymos: Ship is sinking at parliament session (photo)

Panos - Oct 03, 2016

‘Our houses are ablaze and we are singing. The ship is sinking and is taking us all down with it’, said the head of the Greek Church…

New multi-bill with prior actions heads to Parliament
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New multi-bill with prior actions heads to Parliament

Panos - Sep 23, 2016

The government is expected to submit a new multi-bill to Parliament on Friday featuring some of the so-called prior actions that Greece must implement to unlock the…

Findings of war reparations probe head to Parliament
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Findings of war reparations probe head to Parliament

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

The findings of the intra-party committee which was set up to look into Greek claims for German war reparations are expected to be submitted to Parliament in…

Gov’t ties up loose ends as PM mulls referendums for next spring
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Gov’t ties up loose ends as PM mulls referendums for next spring

chris1 - Jul 31, 2016

Parliament is to be busy this week as the government rushes to tie up loose ends prior to the August break after which representatives of the country’s…

Parliament rejects New Democracy’s inquiry proposal for third bailout
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Parliament rejects New Democracy’s inquiry proposal for third bailout

makis - Jul 27, 2016

Amid major political tension on Tuesday evening, Parliament voted against the main opposition party’s proposal for launching an inquiry into the third bailout, capital controls and government-creditor…

Government working on new anti-graft initiative
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Government working on new anti-graft initiative

chris1 - Jul 24, 2016

After this week’s presentation showcasing the work of its anti-corruption body over the last 15 months, the government is reportedly planning to set up offices where citizens…