Tagged: Tsipraw

Tsipras: “Our creditors must fulfill their commitments on debt”

“The Mediterranean, besides a common place of cultures and religions, is an area of shared experiences. We are communities with distinct characteristics” argued Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the annual Euromed Summit, adding that “we therefore have a common interest to work together to promote joint initiatives and priorities at a European level”. During his […]

Tsipras to meet Juncker, Hollande and Schulz in Brussels

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged a series of critical bilateral meetings in Brussels, on the sidelines of the European Council meeting. The first meeting was with the President of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiades, who informed the Greek PM on the latest developments in the intercommunal talks. The two also discussed coordinating for the upcoming […]

Tsipras-Merkel discuss Europe’s major challenges ahead

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday morning on the major the major challenges that Europe is presently facing. As such, the refugee crisis, security and the latest economic developments were at the top of their agenda. The Greek PM briefed the German Chancellor on the […]

French PM Valls to visit Greece on June 2-3

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will pay an official visit to Greece on June 2-3 with the view to boost the bilateral relations of the two countries. Valls will be accompanied by Finance Minister Michel Sapin and Deputy Minister for European Affairs Harlem Desir. “The visit, which takes place only a few days after the […]

Greek PM makes fresh appeal to migrants to opt for organized camps

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday urged refugees and migrants camped in squalid conditions at Idomeni on Greece’s northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to agree to be moved to organized camps where they can be processed for relocation. Tsipras’s comments, which were made during a meeting with visiting Armenian […]

Refugee issue is not only a Greek problem

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata on Thursday to discuss about the refugee issue. Mr. Tsipras called Gennimata’s initiative to meet him and discuss the refugee issue very good “because it is a matter that exceeds party contradictions” he said adding that it is “a matter that concerns the whole of […]

Meeting between Greek PM, Israeli counterpart underway in Israel

A meeting between Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is currently on a visit to Israel, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got underway here on Wednesday afternoon, in the context of the Greece-Israel High-level Cooperation Council. Bilateral meetings are also being held between ministers of the two countries and their counterparts. According to sources, […]

Tsipras and Athens mayor discuss ‘solutions for Athens’

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday received Athens Mayor George Kaminis for a meeting to discuss the city’s problems and its decisive role with regard to planned changes in the legal framework for municipal local governments. “We must find solutions for Athens because it is not only a mirror of the country but also plays […]

Tsipras and Pavlopoulos did not attend the blessing of waters at Pireaus port

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos decided not to attend the blessing of waters at Pireaus port on Epiphany Day. Instead, they attended the ceremony held at Dionysiou Areopagitou church at Kolonaki along with Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and other members of the government and politicians. Although there was no […]

Tsipras: Greece supports creation of Palestinian state

Greece supports the creation of a Palestinian state based on the borders of 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday in statements after the meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. He also announced that Mr. Abbas will visit Athens on December 21 for a two-day visit. […]