Greece and Turkey Officials Meet in Brussels to Restore Dialogue
Greece and Turkey are making new efforts to bridge their differences after a meeting of high-ranking officials in Berlin.
Chancellor Scholz Condemns Turkey’s Threats Against Greece
During his visit to Athens on Thursday, Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz condemned Turkey—without naming it—for questioning Greece’s sovereignty over its Aegean islands. “It is not acceptable for a NATO ally to question another one’s sovereignty,” he said during a joint...
Germany Condemns Turkey’s Overflights as Erdogan Severs Ties with Greece
On Wednesday, Germany condemned the violation of Greece's air space and overflights by Turkey's military aircraft above Greek islands. Following Tuesday's meeting between chancellor Olaf Scholz and PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the deputy spokesperson of the German federal government Wolfgang Büchner...
Germany to Provide Ukraine Anti-Tank Weapons, Missiles
Germany will send 1,000 anti-tank weapons and 500 stinger missiles to Ukraine, the German chancellor said on Saturday in a major policy shift by Berlin. Olaf Scholz said the Russian invasion marked a “turning point”, and added: “It is our...
Olaf Scholz Voted in as New Chancellor of Germany
Olaf Scholz was confirmed as the new chancellor of Germany on Wednesday, leading a three-party government that takes over from Angela Merkel after her 16 years in office. Scholz was voted in by the German parliament, where his coalition has...
What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece?
Greece anticipates the plans of the new German government, after the three parties announced their agreement on a governing coalition
Germany Warns Greece to Fulfill Post-Bailout Commitments
German minister of Finance Olaf Scholz warned Athens to honor the commitments it undertook to exit the bailout era and stressed that the country's agreements with its partners and creditors have to be respected. In an exclusive interview with Greek...
German Finance Minister: Greek Debt Relief Must be Tied to Growth Plan
Any debt-relief measures for Greece will be discussed only after Athens presents a credible program that focuses on growth, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has said. The German finance minister, interviewed in Sunday's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, said Berlin's position -- and...
Greek Finance Minister in 'Good Talks' with German Counterpart
There was a reported "positive atmosphere" in Berlin on Friday as Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met recently installed German counterpart Olaf Scholz. Germany's finance ministry took to social media to describe the meeting as: "Good talks toward a new...
German Optimism about Greece’s Reform Path
Germany’s finance minister Olaf Scholz expressed optimism that Greece will complete the necessary reforms which will open the road to debt relief. In his first major interview since assuming office, the center-left finance minister vowed to remain in dialogue with...
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