Tag: Alexis Tsipras

Greek government approves Greece's first crematorium 3

Greek government approves Greece’s first crematorium

The Greek government has approved Greece’s first crematorium, which will be built in Athens after the Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis signed a decision, allowing for construction of the cremation facility.…

UN supports Nobel Peace prize for Greek Prime Minister 7

UN supports Nobel Peace prize for Greek Prime Minister

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed support for for the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 nomination of the Prime Ministers of Greece and North Macedonia at a meeting he had with…

Greek PM in Egypt for summit 9

Greek PM in Egypt for summit

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt since Saturday taking part in the EU – League of Arab States summit taking place February 24-25. The Greek PM…

Trump congratulates Tsipras on Prespes Agreement 11

Trump congratulates Tsipras on Prespes Agreement

US President Donald Trump has congratulated Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the ratification of the Prespes Agreement. Trump said the deal is an achievement of historical significance for the Balkans and…

Germany awards Greek and North Macedonia Leaders 13

Germany awards Greek and North Macedonia Leaders

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his North Macedonia counterpart Zoran Zaev were awarded the Ewald von Kleist Award in recognition of their efforts to end the name dispute between the two countries.…

Tsipras to renew President’s term 15

Tsipras to renew President’s term

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has proposed renewing the term of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos during debate in parliament about constitutional revisions. During the discussions, Tsipras accused New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis of…

Greek Priests to remain on civil service payroll 17

Greek Priests to remain on civil service payroll

Greece’s government announced that an agreement has been reached between the State and the Greek Orthodox Church, allowing priests to remain on the civil service payroll. The meeting between the Greek Church…

NATO commends Tsipras and Zaev over Prespes Agrement 19

NATO commends Tsipras and Zaev over Prespes Agrement

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg commended Alexis Tsipras and his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev on Wednesday over their successful negotiation and ratification of the Prespes agreement. Stoltenberg praised both leaders during an…

Tsipras and Zaev awarded prestigious 'Ewald von Kleist' Award 21

Tsipras and Zaev awarded prestigious ‘Ewald von Kleist’ Award

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart Zoran Zaev have been selected to receive the prestigious ‘Ewald von Kleist’ Award, according to a report by Deutsche Welle on Thursday, in recognition…

Tsipras government increases minimum wage by 11%    27

Tsipras government increases minimum wage by 11%  

Following approval by cabinet on Monday, the Tsipras government will proceed with an 11% increase in the minimum wage and the abolition of the sub-minimum wage.  According to government sources Labour Minister…

"Congratulations my friend" Zaev tells Tsipras 33

“Congratulations my friend” Zaev tells Tsipras

After the Greek Parliament on Friday ratified the Prespes Agreement, with a majority of 153 votes, FYROM’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev took to Twitter congratulating his counterpart Alexis Tsipras. “Congratulations my friend @tsipras_eu,…

Historic Day over ‘Macedonia’ issue has arrived: Greek PM 35

Historic Day over ‘Macedonia’ issue has arrived: Greek PM

Greece’s Prime Minister took the floor in Parliament on Thursday where he proclaimed the end of nearly 30 years of inertia and repeated national concessions, following an entire year of grueling negotiations…

Tsipras wins confidence vote 39

Tsipras wins confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, with the victory clearing a major obstacle for Tsipras’ Prespes Agreement. “Today the Greek parliament gave a vote of confidence…

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