Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Who Will Be the Next Greek President?

A media fever has reigned in the past few weeks in Greece over the choice of who may be proposed as President of the Hellenic Republic, although the official announcement of the proposed candidate is several days away. Analysts and reporters...

Greek President Lauds US Congress' Decision to Recognize Armenian Genocide

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos praised the recent vote of the US House of Representatives to recognize the Armenian genocide during his official visit to Armenia on Tuesday. "We the Greeks welcome the fact that the international recognition...

Greek President Warns Europe of Turkey's "Dangerous Imperial Fantasies"

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday that Turkey's military operations in northern Syria constitute "dangerous imperial fantasies" and warned that the EU will not tolerate violations of international law. Speaking at the coastal town of Nafpaktos...

Thirteen Heads of State Sign Athens Declaration on the Future of Europe

The heads of state participating in the 15th Arraiolos Group Meeting on Friday adopted the 'Athens Declaration' on the future of Europe and European integration, following their meeting in the Greek capital. The meeting was held in Athens at the...

Twelve Heads of State Descend on Athens to Discuss the Future of Europe

The heart of Europe is now beating in Athens, where the 15th annual meeting of the "Arraiolos Group," comprised of heads of state from around the continent, takes place on Friday. The topic of the informal summit, which was convened...

Greek President Pavlopoulos: British Museum's Refusal to Return Parthenon Sculptures 'Offensive to British Culture and History'

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday delivered a clear message on the immediate return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British Museum. The president's statement came during the inauguration of the 24th Art Athina Annual International Contemporary...

Greek President Calls on the World to Recognize Pontian Genocide

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday joined thousands of Pontian Greeks who gathered at the church of Panagia Soumela at Mt. Vermion in northern Greece to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. Pavlopoulos attended a memorial service in memory...

Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Hands Over to Mitsotakis

Outgoing premier Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyriakos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in Sunday's general elections. Speaking earlier outside the presidential Mansion where he was sworn-in, Mitsotakis told journalists the Greek people...

PM Tsipras to Ask Greek President for Early Election

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday to ask for early national elections by dissolving Parliament. The meeting, which takes place two weeks after the governing SYRIZA party lost...

Archbishop of Australia Makarios Meets Greek President Pavlopoulos

President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, on Sunday received the Archbishop of Australia Makarios at the presidential mansion and congratulated him on his enthronement. The Greek president wished the newly-elected archbishop every success in his new role at...