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Spiegel: 'Greece, the Deceptive Calm of August'

German magazine Spiegel published an extensive article titled "Greece, the deceptive calm of August" - referring to the immediate challenges faced by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "In Greek politics there is a golden rule: nothing must disturb the calm...

PM Tsipras Invites Leaders from Six EU Countries to Athens in September

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras invited on Thursday the leaders of six southern European Union countries to a conference in Athens, Greece, on September 9, which will focus on challenges facing the EU at an economic, political and institutional...

Greek PM and Bulgarian Counterpart Believe Greece and Bulgaria Can Be Axis of Stability

"The Greek-Bulgarian High-Level Cooperation Council held on here on Monday will allow Greece and Bulgaria, two highly important countries of the Balkan peninsula, to make a significant new start toward establishing very close and constructive relations," Greece's Prime Minister...

First Visit of the Speaker of the Israeli Parliament to Greece

The Speaker of the Israeli Knesset (Parliament), MK Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, will carry out an official visit to Greece on July 13-15, 2016 following an invitation by the President of the Hellenic Parliament, MP Nikolaos Voutsis. It is the first...

Tsipras, Obama Discuss Economic Reforms at NATO Summit

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras met with US President Obama at the NATO summit on Saturday, the White House has reported. The meeting between the two leaders took place on the sidelines of the summit, where they discussed the progress that...

Tsipras Tells Ban Ki-moon: The Time is Now to find a Solution to the Cyprus Issue

When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met in Athens on Saturday a resolution to the Cyprus issue were a critical part of what the two leaders discussed. As PM Tsipras emphasized discussions between Turkish...

Valls-Tsipras Share Common EU Values: Road Map for the Future

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls released a joint statement with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday. "I came to Greece bringing a message: France is on Greece's side," said Valls. He invited French investors to come to Greece...

Greek PM Tsipras to Dutch FM: 'European Cooperation Needed to Manage Refugee Issue'

The situation in the ongoing refugee crisis is “difficult” and requires cooperation on a European level to deal with the root of the problem, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders at the start of their...

Iranian Ambassador to Greece: 'Greek PM's Visit to Tehran a Milestone'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' visit to Tehran on February 7-8 will be a milestone for the two countries' bilateral relations, the Islamic Republic of Iran's ambassador to Greece, Majid Motallebi Shabestari, said in an interview with ANA-MPA on...

Greek PM Tsipras Chairs Meeting on Social Security Reforms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on government work as well as the coordinated actions within the framework of the negotiations for social security reforms. The SYRIZA parliamentary group is scheduled to convene on Monday afternoon, with Labor...