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Greek FM Dendias in Quarantine; Albanian Archbishop Hospitalized with Covid in Athens

According to an announcement by Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, Nikos Dendias, the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, is now under quarantine after coming into contact with someone who had a confirmed case of Covid-19. Dendias had met...

Greek Diaspora Teachers Visit Thessaloniki

Seventy Greek language teachers from Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Georgia have arrived in Thessaloniki as part of a pilot training program for educators from countries of the former Soviet Union. The Greek Diaspora teachers had the opportunity to learn about the activities...

Update on Greeks of former USSR

Yesterday at the Special Permanent Committee on Greeks Abroad of the Greek Parliament, Ivan Savvides and Alexandra Protsenko expressed their concern regarding the situation in Ukraine as well as their gratitude to the Greek diplomatic authorities and Greece’s Ministry...

Greek EU Presidency Expressed Regret over Swiss Vote on Immigration

“The Greek Presidency of the EU Council expresses its regret on the outcome of the referendum in Switzerland on the initiative “against the massive immigration,”” announced Greece’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “The introduction of quotas on the immigration of EU...

Athlete Asks for Support to Swim from Smyrna to Greece

Alper Sunaçoğlu, a veteran Turkish swimmer stated that he wants to swim from Smyrna to Athens in order to contribute to Greek-Turkish relations. However Sunaçoğlu didn’t receive the support he expected from the Swimming Federation in Turkey, so he...

Greece Responds to Erdogan's Provocative Statements

The statement made by Turkish Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan, that Turkey’s borders reach Thessaloniki, provoked an angry reaction from the Greek government. Responding to a reporter's question about the Turkish Prime Minister’s statements in Kessani, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Greek Ladies of Jordan: “We are in Need of a Teacher”

Several years ago, with the economic crisis arriving, a minister of the Greek government told the president of the association of Greek women of Jordan called--Greek Ladies of Jordan: “it is possible that we will not be able to...

Russia: Greece’s Consulate General, Torchbearer of Sochi 2014

Greece’s Consulate General, Yiannis Plotas, participated in a unique and impressive ceremony of Sochi Winter Games Torch Relay that took place in Russia. He received an invitation from the Russian Olympic Committee, which was an honor for Greek Consulate...

Contact Info for Greeks in Syria

Given the fact that the situation in Syria is getting worse, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released information for Greek citizens who are in Syria at the moment. The ministry calls Greek citizens to call the following telephone...

Tagesspiegel Says Nazis Destroyed Greece

The classical liberal German newspaper Tagersspiegel, criticizing Germany's refusal to pay more war reparations to Greece for World War II, said the Nazis  did more damage there than in any other country. Tagersspiegel catalogued the horror and suffering that Hitler’s...