Hans-Joachim Fuchtel

Fuchtel: “Merkel really cares about Greeks”

The German Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Hans Joachim Fuchtel, met in Vienna with the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Arsenios of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Central Europe, in the historical building of the Metropolis of Austria. During their meeting, the German politician stated that...

German-Greek Assembly in Nuremberg Oct 22-23

The active interest of Greece and the importance given to the Greek-German cooperation, now entering a new phase, was shown by the participation of the minister of Interior Giannis Michelakis, the minister of Rural Development and Food Athanasios Tsaftaris;...

German Evangelicals Meet Archbishop Ieronymos

German Deputy Labour Minister Hans-Joachim Fuchtel and a delegation of the Social Welfare Service (Diakonie) of the Evangelical Church in Germany were received by Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on Dec. 7. The delegation, led by Diakonie...

Protesters Break into German Conference

Protesters have broken into a conference center and clashed with police in northern Greece after gathering to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. The protesting municipal workers pushed and threw coffee on a German diplomat who arrived...

Greek Tourist Chief Kefalogianni Visits Berlin

Greek Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni traveled to Berlin to meet with political, tourist and media representatives and boost her country's hopes of attracting more visitors to help offset a crushing economic crisis. Kefalogianni also met with representatives of the...

Germany Offers Greece Waste Disposal Help

With landfills reaching capacity, Greek mayors facing problems over how to dispose of waste during an economic crisis are being offered help by Germany. Tripoli Mayor Yiannis Smirniotis told Deutsche Welle of waste that: "We could be earning money from it,...

German Deputy Labour Minister Assigned Deputy Minister for Greece

Hans-Joachim Fuchtel was appointed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Deputy Minister for promoting and monitoring programmes to be financed by EU funds, which have not been disbursed by Greece. According to daily Ta Nea, Fuchtel will represent the “Greek-German Representative Assembly”...