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Greece Has Not Asked For Russian Aid, Official Says

An unnamed Greek government official has ruled out scenarios that Greece have asked Russia for financial support in order to cope with both its internal and external commitments. "We have not asked for financial aid. We want to solve our...

Kremlin Spokesman: Greek PM Tsipras to Discuss EU Sanctions on Russia With President Putin

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss the economic ties between Russia and the European Union as well as the sanctions imposed by the second against Moscow,a Kremlin spokesperson said earlier today. Prime Minister Tsipras...

Greek Defense Minister: If Greece Leaves the Euro, Spain and Italy Will Follow

His belief that if Greece is forced to exit the Eurozone, a domino effect will begin, sweeping off Spain and Italy, expressed Greek Defense Minister and junior coalition government partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos. In an interview to German newspaper Bild,...

Cypriot Parliament President: US and UK Reactions to President Anastasiades' Visit to Russia Unjustified

Cypriot Parliament President Yannakis Omirou commented on the reaction of both the United States and the United Kingdom regarding President Nicos Anastasiades' latest official visit to Russia, where he held talks with his counterpart Vladimir Putin, signing a number...

British House of Lords Discusses Cyprus' Agreements with Russia

British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Baroness Joyce Anne Anelay, while speaking at the House of Lords yesterday, made extended reference to Cyprus' relations with Russia, assuring her fellow peers that the bilateral agreements signed during Cypriot...

US Department of State to Cyprus: Not the Time for Business with Russia

US Department of State Deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf, asked to comment on the bilateral relations of Cyprus and Russia and the agreements the two countries have recently signed during President Nicos Anastasiades' official visit to Moscow, said this is not the time...

Russia Considering to Ease Embargo on Greek Products

The Russian government is currently considering to loosen its embargo imposed upon European Union (EU) agricultural products from several member-states, among which is Greece, by allowing products to be processed within the country, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier...

President Anastasiades Visits St. Petersburg Amid British Concern on Russian-Cypriot Deals

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, currently on the third day of his official visit to Russia, continued his contacts in St. Petersburg, where he arrived yesterday night, after consecutive meetings with top Russian state officials, among which his counterpart Vladimir...

President Anastasiades Urges Vladimir Putin to Contribute to a Cyprus Settlement

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, currently on an official visit to Moscow, in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, requested his personal contribution to efforts aiming to find a viable solution on the Cyprus problem....

Foreign Minister Kotzias Stresses Greece's Importance in Regional Stability

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias underlined the geopolitical importance of Greece in the meeting of Med Group diplomats. Mr. Kotzias underlined that a possible Greek economic collapse would have negative results in the entire region. As he argued, Greece’s destabilization at...