Tagged: Pavlopoulos

Greece and Saudi Arabia usher in new era of relations

The visit of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and 11 Greek ministers and top businessmen to Saudi Arabia, during which he will meet with King Salman and cabinet ministers, ushers in a new era of bilateral relations. Reigniting the joint ministerial committee is of crucial importance, having met last in 1999. Diplomatic relations between Greece and […]

Pavlopoulos: Lausanne Treaty ‘non-negotiable’

In a statement aimed at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Saturday that the 1923 Lausanne Treaty which set the boundaries between the two countries is “non-negotiable.” “There cannot be concessions or negotiations,” he said, adding, however, that Greece, which is “a window and door” for Turkey’s EU aspirations, seeks “friendship” […]

US Ambassador Pyatt ‘determined’ to develop ties with Greece

The new United States ambassador for Greece Geoffrey Pyatt appears determined to further develop bilateral ties with Greece, following comments he made in his first public appearance after the presentation of his credentials to the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. In his statements from the deck of the USS Mount Whitney – flagship […]

Greek president says Erdogan rhetoric ‘undermining Lausanne Treaty’

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday said recent comments by his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “undermining” the Treaty of Lausanne delineating the borders between the two countries, as well as bilateral relations between Greece and Turkey. Speaking in Edessa during a ceremony naming him an honorary citizen of the northern Greek town, Pavlopoulos […]

Pavlopoulos: “United we can achieve major accomplishments”

“The desire for freedom, which is deeply rooted in the spirit of the Greek people, can do wonders when the people obey to prudent organization, collegiality and unity” underlined the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The President made the statements from Karpathos, which he visited on Wednesday to attend the 72nd anniversary of […]

Pavlopoulos to open international Olympia conference linking antiquity to the present

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos was expected on Monday to open “Ancient Greece and the Modern World,” a three-day international conference exploring links between antiquity and the present in the fields of philosophy, technology and science. The event takes place in Olympia, in the Peloponnese. European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans and EU’s migration commissioner […]

President Pavlopoulos to receive Olympic medalists – except Korakaki

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will receive Greece’s Olympic medalists at the Presidential Mansion at 13:00 on Thursday. There appears to be some confusion over Anna Korakaki however, who will not be attending the event. According to the Olympic medalist’s father, the event organizers forgot to send an invitation. Shortly later though […]

BoG: Latest developments in Greek economy positive

Bank of Greece (BoG) Yannis Stournaras this week appeared optimistic over the Greek economy’s prospects, saying developments were more positive in the country than previously. Stournaras referred to figures now in the BoG’s hands, in briefing the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday. In reference to a comment by the figure-head Greek president over the […]

Pavlopoulos arrives in Cyprus

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will travel to Cyprus this morning. At 11:30 am Pavlopoulos along with President Nicos Anastasiades will attend a twinning ceremony of “Hope for children with cancer in Cyprus and Greece,” at the presidential palace. Anastasiades will host a luncheon in honour of the Greek President following the […]

Pavlopoulos: We must correct certain mistakes in the program

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos, who will travel to Holland on Monday and Tuesday, has argued that confidence in Greece is growing once again, in an interview he gave to Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad. In his interview the President underlined that the Greek people have made huge sacrifices and argued that […]

Pavlopoulos-Gabriel: “The EU will move forward without the UK”

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos received the German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel shortly after 12:00 on Thursday. Mr. Gabriel is currently on a two-day official visit in Greece. As expected, the recent ‘Brexit’ was high up on the agenda, with the Greek President and German Vice Chancellor agreeing that the British people’s […]

Pavlopoulos-Gabriel: “The EU will move forward without the UK”

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos received the German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel shortly after 12:00 on Thursday. Mr. Gabriel is currently on a two-day official visit in Greece. As expected, the recent ‘Brexit’ was high up on the agenda, with the Greek President and German Vice Chancellor agreeing that the British people’s […]

President Pavlopoulos opposes Constitutional review referendum

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos has expressed his opposition to the possibility of a referendum being carried out over the upcoming Constitutional review. Most of the opposition parties have also expressed their concern and opposition over such such a referendum. According to a report in Ta Nea, President Pavlopoulos opposes such a […]

Pavlopoulos: An immediate response is needed to tackle climate change

The “danger signals” from global warming and climate change and the almost irreparable repercussions of this change are becoming stronger day by day, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday in a message for World Environment Day. “An immediate response, through honest and coordinated global cooperation, is our minimal obligation, especially for […]

Pavlopoulos: “Man is the measure of all things”

“The economy and currency only have meaning when they serve man. The saying of Protagoras constitutes a common European indicator of progress: ‘Man is the measure of all things’” announced the President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday. The President, who became an honorary citizen of Argos-Mycenae, underlined the importance of safeguarding the founding principles and values […]

Greek Pres. Pavlopoulos: Debt relief imperative

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos called for solidarity within the ranks of the EU on the refugee crisis in an exclusive interview to Italian newspaper ‘Il Messagero’. He dubbed the proposal put forward by Italian PM Mateo Renzi for the EU to fund African countries to effectively guard their borders ‘very interesting […]

Pavlopoulos: “FYROM has no place in the EU and NATO”

The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos responded to the violent events that took place in Idomeni and was highly critical of FYROM’s stance. In a statement, Mr. Pavlopoulos argued that FYROM’s behavior was “incomprehensible and unacceptable” and underlined that the Skopje has no place in the European Union or NATO.