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Greek Gov't: 'Yes to Euro Coast Guard, No to Joint Greek-Turkish Patrols'

"We must all understand that our international obligation regarding the Schengen treaty is to effectively contribute to the battle against terrorism, which means immediate identification and recording of the migrants that enter into the country; the identification should be...

Greek PM Tsipras: ‘2016 Will Be the Year Greece Exits from the Crisis’

If 2015 was the year Greece secured its place in the Eurozone and ended the so-called 'Grexit' talk, then 2016 must be the year the country will start its exit from the crisis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on...

PM Tsipras Calls for 'Global Shift to a Climate-Friendly, Sustainable Society' at COP21

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in his address to the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris on Monday, said the summit should be a historic turning point for a "global shift to a climate-friendly, sustainable society." "Greece, which at this...

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Ends Official Visit to Israel, Palestinian Areas

The Greek government supports the creation of a Palestinian state based on the borders of 1967 and with East Jerusalem as its capital, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday, in statements after meeting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

Greek PM Tsipras: Political Forces are Mature for National Dialogue

National dialogue on the major open national issues as well as on the social cohesion will launch the government, stated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in an interview to the Sunday edition of Ethnos newspaper. The prime minister said that...

Greek PM and President Reject Rumors about an Ecumenical Government

The rumors regarding a new ecumenical government flared up after the current coalition government lost two members, reaching a total of 153 MPs. The rumors gained even more ground after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked to speak with...

Greek President Pavlopoulos, PM Tsipras Agree on Need for Political Agreement on Matters of Strategic Importance

Greek President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos underlined the necessity of being united and giving the battle together on major issues and on national targets that do not depend on the changes of the government, at his meeting with...

Greek PM Tsipras: 'The Government Will Protect the Primary Residences of the Weak'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed the government's determination to protect the primary residences of citizens with weaker economic stability, during his speech before SYRIZA’s Policy Secretariat. According to party members, Tsipras said that the government will proceed by implementing...

ND Leader: 'New Democracy Will Not Allow Tsipras to Continue His Destructive Work'

Main opposition leader Vangelis Meimarakis said New Democracy will not allow Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to continue his destructive work while he described government policies as “so-called leftist.” “The country needs New Democracy and the party will not allow Alexis...

Refugee Crisis & Greek Economy Discussed in Tsipras-Steinmeier Meeting

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, with talks focusing directly on the ongoing refugees crisis plaguing Greece and the rest of Europe, the economic crisis, as well as bilateral relations. During the...