Tag: Angela Merkel

Five countries blocked EU sanctions against Turkey 1

Five countries blocked EU sanctions against Turkey

The EU leaders’ summit on Friday did not bode well for Greece, especially as five countries are blocking sanctions against Turkey. More precisely, it had a worse ending than the previous Summit…

France and Turkey: Trial of strength in the Mediterranean 3

France and Turkey: Trial of strength in the Mediterranean

At the moment, the signs point to a relaxation in the skirmish between France and Turkey. After a phone call between French President Emanuel Macron and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan last…

Germany awards Greek and North Macedonia Leaders 8

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.…

Merkel accepts German responsibility for war atrocities 10

Merkel accepts German responsibility for war atrocities

German Chancellor Angela Merkel cited her country’s responsibility for the occupation of Greece and atrocities committed by Nazis during World War II, after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown…

Angela Merkel ‘grateful’ to Tsipras over FYROM name deal 12

Angela Merkel ‘grateful’ to Tsipras over FYROM name deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday during her joint press conference in Athens with Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras that she was ‘grateful to him for working with the Prime Minister…

German Chancellor arrives in Athens to meet Greek PM Tsipras 14

German Chancellor arrives in Athens to meet Greek PM Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Maximos Mansion in Athens on Thursday evening. This is Merkel’s first visit to Greece since 2012 and will last for two…

Germany hails ‘historic’ FYROM name deal 17

Germany hails ‘historic’ FYROM name deal

German government spokesman, Steffen Seibert told journalists during a press briefing that Germany continues to support the Prespes ‘name deal’ between Greece and FYROM hailing it as an ‘historic opportunity’ to potentially…

German Chancellor Merkel to make an official visit to Athens 19

German Chancellor Merkel to make an official visit to Athens

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel will make an official visit to Athens on January the 10th and 11th. According to the alternate government spokesman Martina Fietz, Merkel will meet with Greek Prime Minister…

The phone call that kept Greece in the Eurozone 21

The phone call that kept Greece in the Eurozone

Former President of France, Francois Hollande said that an a phone call from Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos after the referendum in the summer of 2015, played a pivotal role in Greece remaining…

Greece and Germany reach deal to return migrants 23

Greece and Germany reach deal to return migrants

The German Interior Ministry said it reached an agreement with Greece on Friday to take back asylum seekers already registered in the country. The return agreement will extend to asylum seekers registered…

Greek PM turns down Merkel’s invitation ahead of Euro summit 25

Greek PM turns down Merkel’s invitation ahead of Euro summit

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned down an invitation by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Germany ahead of the European Council meeting in Bratislava. According to government sources, Tsipras declined the…

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