Greek PM urges talks, rejects Turkish refugee ‘threats’

By |september 9th, 2019|Cyprus, EU-Turkey, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey|

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis rejected on Sunday (8 September) Turkish "threats" to let Syrian refugees come en masse to Europe unless more international aid was provided and called for neighbourly dialogue instead.

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Greece calls on EU for fairer distribution of migrants

By |avgust 13th, 2019|EU migration policy, Greece, News|

Greece on Monday (12 August) called on the EU for a fairer sharing of the migrant burden amid deep concern over a sharp increase in arrivals on some islands in recent weeks.

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Russia says second leg of Turkish Stream will go via Bulgaria, not Greece

By |julij 26th, 2019|Alexander Novak, Bulgaria, gazprom, Greece, News, Russia, Turkish Stream|

The second leg of the Turkish Stream pipeline will go through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday (26 July).

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Will New Democracy undermine the positive momentum in the Western Balkans?

By |julij 10th, 2019|Albania, EU enlargement, Greece, Kosovo, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement|

Following New Democracy’s return to power there are concerns in Brussels, Berlin and Washington about changes in Greece’s policy towards its Balkan neighbours, write Alexandra Voudouri and Ioannis Armakolas.

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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.

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Four things we learned from the Greek election

By |julij 8th, 2019|Greece, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News|

Greece’s conservative New Democracy party on Sunday (7 July) returned to power after over four years in opposition, ousting leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Here are four things we have learned from the 2019 Greek general election: Return of two-party...

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EU must block Greece’s desperate attempt to subsidise coal power

By |junij 25th, 2019|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, coal power, Electricity Market Directive, Greece, News|

Greek consumers could end up footing the bill for new coal plants well beyond 2050 under a proposed government scheme, despite recently agreed EU electricity market rules specifically designed to call time on coal subsidies, write Joanna Flisowska and ...

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Five takeaways from the EU’s economic recommendations to member states

By |junij 6th, 2019|Belgium, country-specific recommendations, European semester, Germany, Greece, Greece bailout, Italy, News, Spain|

While the public finances of all EU member states are now officially out of the “red zone”, the European Commission on Wednesday (5 June) still had tough economic policy recommendations for Spain, Italy, Belgium, Greece and Germany.

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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 ...

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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.

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