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EC Proposes New Restrictions on Travel from Outside EU

The European Commission (EC) proposed new restrictions on travel to help stop the further spread of the coronavirus and its variants as not only the overall case numbers but the number of variants continue to rise across the continent. As...

Greek PM Mitsotakis: EU’s Credibility at Stake on Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the credibility of the European Union is at stake, depending on how they choose to react to the ongoing provocations from Turkey, as he arrived at the December meeting of the European...

EC President Condemns Erdogan’s Comments, Vows to Assess Turkey’s Behavior

In a Wednesday interview with RTL Radio, European Council President Charles Michel pledged that the European Union will assess Turkey's behavior before the end of this year. Michel also described as "unacceptable" the recent comments of Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

PM Mitsotakis Announces EU Will Further Assist Greece, Other Countries with Migrant Issues

Speaking to reporters in Brussels after the conclusion of the two-day summit of the 28 national leaders of the EU, Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the EU has pledged to assist its member states which have been hit...

PM Mitsotakis Says Greece and Europe Cannot Be Blackmailed By Turkey

Arriving at the crucial European Council taking place in Brussels, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke to reporters about his party's recent election victory, as well as immigration and the economy. ''Neither Greece nor Europe can be blackmailed by Turkey,'' Mitsotakis...

Spanish PM Sanchez to Represent Greece in European Council as Tsipras Leaves

The Spanish Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will represent Greece and its Premier Alexis Tsipras at the European Council meeting on Tuesday, as the Greek Prime Minister has to return to Greece for his pre-election obligations ahead of the...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey's Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them about the discussions he had held with the other 27 EU leaders during the two-day...

EU Warns Turkey Over Drilling in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone

The EU Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn, said today that Turkey is moving further away from accession into the European Union due to its current illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Speaking after a General Affairs Council...

Greece Pushed To Avoid ”Threatening” the UK over Brexit Delay

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras advocated against a tough approach regarding the British appeal to delay Brexit during Thursday's Summit of the European Council in Brussels. Tsipras, during his speech on the table of the negotiations, allegedly said that there was...