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PM Tsipras Talks to U.S. President-Elect Trump on the Phone

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday spoke on the telephone with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the Greek prime minister's press office said. The prime minister congratulated Trump on his victory in the U.S. elections and underlined the close ties of...

Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople Pens Congratulatory Letter to President-Elect Trump

Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, is the latest of world organization leaders to congratulate U.S. President-Elect Trump. His Holiness recently wrote a letter to Trump highlighting his hopes for the new U.S. leader to help build...

Talking Trump: Obama Critical of Populist Rhetoric, but Tsipras Wants to 'Build Bridges'

U.S. President Barack Obama said that Donald Trump tapped into a "troubling" strain of rhetoric and capitalized on "anger and fear in the American population" over threats of mechanization and globalization. Speaking in Athens during a joint press conference...

German Newspaper Connects Rising Greek Share With Trump Victory

A report on Düsseldorf financial newspaper Handelsblatt connects the rise of a Greek share with the Donald Trump victory in last week's U.S. elections. In the Handelsblatt report, the state of the Greek economy is described as being only for...

ND Leader Mitsotakis Says He Expects Trump to Behave Differently Once President

On Monday New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with Iefimerida that he believes that Donald Trump will be different after he takes office as President. Mitsotakis considered that there would be no problems as the U.S. has important...

Donald Trump and His Two Fruitless Attempts to Invest in Greece

U.S. President elect Donald Trump had tried twice to invest in the property of former Athens airport at Ellinikon, but both his efforts proved to be fruitless. The first time Trump openly expressed interest in investing in the prime seaside...

Greece Concerned Trump Administration May Show Favoritism to Turkey

U.S. Vice President-elect Michael Pence told Turkish newspaper Hürriyet on November 9 that the new administration wants to improve relations with Turkey, a statement that has caused concern in Athens. "Turkey is the U.S.' most important ally in the region....

Greek President Pavlopoulos Congratulates Donald Trump on a Huge Victory

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos sent a congratulatory telegraph to Donald Trump following his victory in the United States elections. The Republican Candidate trumped Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, winning 244 electoral seats against 215 seats for the Democrats to become the 45th...

Greek Political Parties React to Donald Trump's Victory

Republic Candidate Donald Trump’s win came as an unexpected development in Greece. Party reactions varied. SYRIZA The ruling Radical Left Coalition Government was shocked by Republican candidate Donald Trump’s victory during the U.S. Presidential elections. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had hoped...

We Were Prepared for Both Possibilities, Government Sources Say on U.S. Election Result

"The Greek government had been prepared for both possibilities given the failure of the pollster companies in recent years," a government source said on Wednesday on the outcome of the U.S. elections. The same source said that Obama's visit...