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President Pavlopoulos: Relations Between Greece and Turkey Is a European Issue

Anyone who considers that the international law is the "law of the strong" is wrong, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday during the oath ceremony of the Foreign Ministry's new attachés. "There is no Turkish republic in northern Cyprus,...

President Pavlopoulos Says The Gravest Danger is Collapse of the Welfare State

One of the biggest reforms linked to U.S. President Barack Obama, due in Athens in two days time, were the efforts to restore the welfare state in the United States, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on...

Obama's Official Program for His Athens Visit Next Week

US President Barak Obama is due to visit Athens in two days. Sources have detailed the official program of Obama's trip, which is packed with meetings and events. Starting off on November 15, as President Obama arrives in Athens he will...

Official Welcome Ceremony for New U.S. Ambassador to Greece

On Monday at the port of Piraeus just south of Athens, an official ceremony welcoming the new UN Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pratt, took place. The ceremony was on the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount...

President Says Will Defend Greek Identity of Macedonia: "Nobody Has the Right to Claim Things That Don’t Belong to Them"

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos spoke of the need to defend the proven Greek identity of Macedonia and respond to “the forgers and counterfeiters” of history during a ceremony to proclaim him an honorary citizen of the municipality of Delta. “Nobody has...

President Pavlopoulos to Erdogan: Treaty of Lausanne 'Finally and Irrevocably' Determined Both Greece's and EU's Borders With Turkey

  "The rhetoric of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directly or indirectly undermines the Treaty of Lausanne and the Greek-Turkish relations as well as the EU-Turkey relations," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Tuesday at a ceremony for his declaration...

Turkey's Claims of 'Grey Zones' in Aegean are Figments of Imagination, President Pavlopoulos Says

Any challenge to the Treaty of Lausanne is a challenge to European soil, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday, noting that any claims by Turkey that there are “grey zones” in the Aegean belong “to its imagination.” Pavlopoulos made the...

Breaches in the Treaty of Lausanne are Sanctioned, President Pavlopoulos Says Regarding Turkey

"The Treaty of Lausanne is an integral part of international law, its compliance is mandatory and any breach results in the imposition of international law sanctions," the President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said in a statement during the...

Celebrating 150 Years of the National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum is celebrating 150 years since its opening and is hosting a series of events and exhibitions to mark the occasion. President Prokopis Pavlopoulos will inaugurate a year-long exhibition titled “Odysseys” on October 3, at 19:00. It is a...

President Pavlopoulos to CNN's Christiane Amanpour: The Biggest Challenge of Our Times Is to Combat Inequality

Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos spoke in an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, on Thursday regarding many predominant issues facing Greece and Europe and what he feels needs to be done to better society. “Europe will exist with one face, one...