Skopje on fire as MEPs slam EU leaders’ failure to open accession talks

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|accession talks, Albania, Alexis Tsipras, Donald Tusk, enlargement, Greece, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Zoran Zaev|

Postponing the start of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a "serious mistake" and "grave error", European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs on Tuesday, as negative effects already st...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Skopje on fire as MEPs slam EU leaders’ failure to open accession talks

Mitsotakis, Greece’s pro-business ‘steamroller’

By |julij 8th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, SYRIZA|

Greece's incoming prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is a hard-nosed reformer from a conservative political dynasty with controversial civil service job cuts on his resume.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Mitsotakis, Greece’s pro-business ‘steamroller’

Conservatives sweep Greek vote, oust leftist Syriza

By |julij 8th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Dimitris Papadimoulis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, stelios kouloglou, SYRIZA|

The conservative New Democracy party triumphed in the Greek national elections on Sunday (7 July), ousting leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras from government.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Conservatives sweep Greek vote, oust leftist Syriza

Tsipras: Unlike Weber, Timmermans and Vestager had wide support

By |junij 21st, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Frans Timmermans, Magrethe Vestager, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The EPP’s “party choice” of Manfred Weber killed the Spitzenkandidaten process as two other candidates, socialist Frans Timmermans and liberal Margrethe Vestager, also had to be dropped despite actually enjoying wider support in the EU Council, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday (21 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tsipras: Unlike Weber, Timmermans and Vestager had wide support

EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus

By |junij 19th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Customs Union, Cyprus, Donald Tusk, EU-Turkey, human rights, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

The European Union on Tuesday (18 June) hit out at Turkey for its "illegal drilling activities" off Cyprus and warned of possible retaliation over the controversial gas exploration bid.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus

New Democracy sweeps Greek local elections

By |junij 3rd, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Costas Bakoyannis, Greece, Greek elections, New Democracy, News, Prespa agreement|

Greece's conservative opposition New Democracy party on Sunday (2 June) swept local elections, winning in nearly all regions and the cities of Athens and Thessaloniki, routing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's ruling left five weeks before they face off ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za New Democracy sweeps Greek local elections

No member state raised concerns about Greece’s relief measures

By |maj 17th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Greece, Greek crisis, News|

EU member states have not raised concerns about relief measures recently announced by the Greek government. Diplomatic sources close to the issue told EURACTIV.com that only the EU institutions have.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za No member state raised concerns about Greece’s relief measures

China puts gentler face on Belt and Road, hits back at critics

By |april 29th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Belt and Road Initiative, China, Jean-Yves Le Drian, News, Xi Jinping|

China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday (27 April), saying it must do more to explain the programme and boost sustainability even as state media hit back at critics.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za China puts gentler face on Belt and Road, hits back at critics

Greece will police North Macedonia’s airspace following historic visit

By |april 2nd, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, News, Republic of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev|

Greece and North Macedonia signed a number of crucial agreements to enhance their economic and military collaboration following a historic visit of Greek premier Alexis Tsipras to Skopje.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece will police North Macedonia’s airspace following historic visit

Moscovici says Greek budget targets should be reduced

By |marec 1st, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Greek bailout, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, News from capitals, Pierre Moscovici|

The targets of budget surpluses imposed by lenders on Greece as part of its bailout terms were not realistic and will have to be changed, EU economics affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Thursday (28 February).  EURACTIV Greece reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Moscovici says Greek budget targets should be reduced