Tag: Refugee crisis

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Minister seeks ‘growth’ program to help islands hit by refugee crisis

Sokratis - Dec 03, 2016

As residents and business groups on islands of the Aegean plan to ratchet up their protests against the scheduled revocation of a value-added tax discount next month,…

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Mouzalas admits errors in handling refugee crisis, defends overall record

Sokratis - Oct 16, 2016

Speaking at SYRIZA’s congress in Athens on Saturday, Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas defended the government’s handling of the refugee crisis and said the upholding of the…

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Refugee crisis topping premier’s list of concerns

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Topping the list of concerns of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in recent days and weeks, according to sources close to the premier, is the refugee crisis as…

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Greece to enter talks with Albania and Italy on refugee crisis

Panos - Apr 05, 2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias is preparing meetings with his counterparts in Albania and Italy to discuss the refugee crisis in the Balkans, diplomatic sources…

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US official set for border visit

chris1 - Mar 06, 2016

US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland may visit Greece this week with the aim of viewing firsthand the impact of the refugee crisis, sources in Brussels…

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PM Tsipras receives PES leader Pitella; Later tweets on refugee crisis

Sokratis - Feb 27, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday met with the president of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) in the European Parliament, Gianni Pitella, with…

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Refugee crisis ‘a near existential’ threat to Europe, says Kerry

Sokratis - Feb 13, 2016

The mass influx of refugees and other migrants into Europe spells a "near existential threat" to the continent, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. "We…