Greece

Mitsotakis says government will not stop talking to the farmers, pledges to visit Thessaly again soon
The government will not stop talking to the farmers, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised in his weekly review of government actions, posted on social media every Sunday.
FM Gerapetritis: Greece and India will do whatever is necessary to implement IMEC
Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis on Thursday sent the message that Greece and India are prepared, in the interests of democracy and global prosperity, to do whatever is necessary in order to implement the visionary India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) project, while addresing the International Conference "Raisina Dialogue" in New Delhi.
Rally concludes, farmers with tractors leaving on Wednesday morning
A protest rally at Syntagma Square concluded on Tuesday evening with farmers from all of Greece calling on the government to meet their demands.
Mitsotakis: We stand by the farmers provided that we do not jeopardize what has been achieved
"We fight many battles on many different levels," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday in his weekly review post on social media. More specifically, the Greek premier referred to the approval of a bill instituting civil marriage for same-sex couples.
Greek parliament approves same-sex civil marriage by wide majority
A bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in a civil ceremony was voted in the Greek parliament late on Thursday night by roll-call vote.
Voting on same-sex civil marriage bill to take place Thursday evening
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to address the Greek parliament during the debate on the equality in marriage bill at 13:00 on Thursday.
Greek kiosk receives 'Best Decoration Award' at Mumbai tourism fair; strong return to Indian market
The Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) booth received the "Best Decoration Award" at an international tourism fair that took place in Mumbai February 8-10.
PM Mitsotakis: Greece is Serbia's most stable ally in its European prospect
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in statements on Monday after his meeting with the president of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, said that Greece is the most stable ally of Serbia for its European prospect, adding that the talks have gained a fresh momentum in Brussels after the decisions taken for other countries. Mitsotakis noted that Belgrade should exploit the favourable circumstance and expressed his satisfaction hearing the Serbian president speaking clearly for his country's European prospect.
PM Mitsotakis meets with EPP's Manfred Weber at Maximos Mansion
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with visiting European People's Party (EPP) President and head of the EPP's group at the European Parliament Manfred Weber at Maximos Mansion on Thursday evening.
Education minister unveils draft bill for non-state, non-profit universities in Greece
Greek students enrolling at private branches of foreign universities founded in Greece will be required to go through the Greek university entrance examination system and to meet some minimum requirements in order to be offered a place, Education Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis said on Wednesday.
FM Gerapetritis from Rome: Greece will always support Western Balkan integration
Greek Foreign Affairs Minister George Gerapetritis attended the EU ministerial meeting on the European Perspective of the Western Balkans on Monday.
PM Mitsotakis' weekly review on social media highlights actions for farming sector
The government does not see farmers' struggles as a 'farmers' front' it has to face, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday, the only 'front' it sees is that of the problems they have that need to be resolved.
PM Mitsotakis: As long as there is problem we will take measures
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday referring to the high prices said that "as long as there is problem, we will take measures" in his weekly post on Facebook on the government's work.
Bill on same-sex marriage 'adds rights to some, without removing rights from the many'
The same-sex marriage bill "seeks the equal treatment of all citizens," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday during a cabinet meeting including among other issues court reforms and a Strategic Plan for Greeks Abroad.
Ships tied at ports due to winds in Greece; Egnatia Odos reopens to heavy trucks
Sailings out of the ports of Piraeus, Rafina, and Lavrio were banned due to gale-force winds on Sunday that registered 9 on the Beaufort scale at Aegean Sea locations.
PM Mitsotakis in Davos for the World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos" on Wednesday, at 11:30.
Public Investment Programme budget at 12.2 billion euros in 2024
Greece's Public Investment Programme was fully absorbed in 2023 totaling 11.2 billion euros, as the budget was raised by 800 million euros, National Economy and Finance Alternate Minister Nikos Papathanasis said on Monday.
PM Mitsotakis: All applications to 'Exikonomo 2023' considered 'selectable in principle'
All 31,549 applications submitted before the November 15 deadline to the "Exikonomo 2023" subsidised home improvements programme - designed to renovate and improve the energy efficiency of Greece's building stock - will be considered "selectable in principle", Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in his weekly review, posted on Facebook each Sunday.
Mitsotakis: Important initiatives to tackle illegal construction - New measures to combat soaring prices on Wednesday
"It is a new starting point for the government, but the goals remain the same: important reforms with the primary aim of improving everyday life for every Greek woman and every Greek man," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed during a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
Mitsotakis-Blinken: Further positive steps in Greek-US defense cooperation
An overall overview of Greek-US relations, as well as an exchange of views on international and regional issues, dominated the meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday, at Chania, Crete.
European Commission disburses RRF payment of 3.64 bln euros to Greece
The European Commission on Thursday announced the disbursement of payments to Greece and five other EU member-states.
Stylianides: Greece in negotiations with European Commission on 'green' transition in shipping
The recent 1-bln euro Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between ONEX SA and ATTICA GROUP creates a new situation in the shipping market with executives characterising 'historic' the specific agreement as it may lead, in the near future, to the building of new vessels while it will also give the incentive to other companies to do the same.
Law allowing private universities to be passed within January, PM says in weekly review
"This Christmas finds Greece having left the 10-year-plus chain of crises behind it and looking at the future with greater optimism," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday, in his regular weekly review of the government's work posted on social media.
Defence Min Dendias: Greek frigate to take part in "Prosperity Guardian" operation
"Following an order of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, I asked the Hellenic National Defence General Staff general Konstantinos Floros and the Chief of the Hellenic Navy General Staff Vice Admiral Ioannis Drymousis to proceed with the participation of a Greek Navy frigate in the multinational operation "Prosperity Guardian" regarding the protection of the merchant ships, the lives of the seamen and the international economy," Defence Minister Nikos Dendias said on Thursday.