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Foreign Minister George Katrougalos: Syria crisis needs a political solution

"The only solution to the Syria crisis is a political solution via the Geneva process under the auspices of the UN, with respect for UN Security Council Resolution 2254, international law and human rights," Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday, in his intervention at the 3rd Conference on supporting the future of Syria held in…

President Pavlopoulos receives board of New Farmers Union

Meeting President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Thursday, members of the board of the Panhellenic Union of New Farmers had an opportunity to outline their efforts to increase the added value on the Greek products and present the…

EU asks court to fine Greece over nitrate pollution of water

 The European Commission asked the European Union’s top court on Thursday to impose fines on Greece for failing to protect its waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agriculture in compliance with an earlier court ruling.

Greek MPs to cast final vote on constitutional amendments

Greek lawmakers are to debate and vote on a constitutional review on Thursday, where interest will be focused on an amendment that would delink the failure to elect the country’s president with an enhanced majority to the dissolution of…

Meeting of Greek and Turkish Foreign Ministers in good climate

The meeting between Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu was held on Wednesday in Brussels in very good climate, on the sidelines of the EU-UN Conference on Syria, according to diplomatic sources.

European Parliament halts accession talks with Turkey

The European Parliament's plenary session approved on Wednesday a proposal by its Foreign Affairs Committee to suspend accession negotiations with Turkey, by 370 votes in favor, 109 against and 143 abstentions, prompting Ankara's immediate…