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Greek Foreign Minister Katrougalos Meets With Russia's Lavrov

Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov met on Thursday in Saint Petersburg. The two senior officials stressed the need to further strengthen the already-solid Greek-Russian relations at their meeting in the historic Russian city. Their meeting...

Archbishop of America Elpidophoros Says ''Divisions Must Cease''

The newly-elected Archbishop of America, Elpidophoros, stated after a meeting he had on Friday with Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and Deputy Terens Quick that divisions among the Greek community of America ''must cease.'' Elpidophoros noted that he is ''armed with...

Greek Foreign Minister Warns Albania After Removal of Bilingual Signposts

Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos warned Albania on Monday that Athens will take legal action if the rights of the Greek minority in Albania are compromised in any way. Speaking at an event organized by the Institute of Alternative Politics...

Greek Foreign Minister in Qatar to Strengthen Relations and Collaboration

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister George Katrougalos wrapped up his official visit to Qatar on Thursday. The meetings in Qatar were part of the second half of his tour of the Gulf states. Katrougalos was received by Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim...

Foreign Minister Says Greece "Aligned With the EU" on Venezuela

Greece is aligned with the European Union's stance regarding the Venezuelan crisis, Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos stated on Wednesday. “In the Venezuelan crisis, Greece is aligned with Europe and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs...

Greek FM: Turkey Has Rights to East Med Energy Resources

Greek foreign minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday that Turkey should not be excluded from the energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean during his meeting with his counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Turkish resort of Antalya. Speaking at a joint...

Greece and Cyprus Reaffirm Support for Turkish Entry Into the EU

The Greek and Cypriot foreign ministers, who met in Nicosia on Tuesday, reaffirmed their countries' support for Turkey's European Union entry bid. Greek minister George Katrougalos noted that "Turkey's European perspective should not be ruled out, with the self-evident condition...

Greek, Turkish Foreign Ministers Meet in a "Good Climate"

The Wednesday meeting in Brussels between Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in a positive atmosphere, according to diplomatic sources. According to the same sources, who were quoted by the Athens News Agency, the...

Greek, Turkish Ministers to Discuss Cyprus, Easing Overall Tensions

Greece's Foreign Minister George Katrougalos announced on Tuesday that a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu has been arranged in Brussels for Wednesday. In addition, he said a follow-up meeting is to take place within the next ten...

Greeks in the UK Fully Protected, Says Greek Alternate Foreign Minister

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister, George Katrougalos, stated on Sunday that it was his "top priority to safeguard the rights of the Greek students and workers" currently residing in Britain. Answering questions concerning Brexit during an interview with state-run AMNA radio station, he...