Tag: EU

wind power

Greece awards contracts for 472 MW of wind projects

In its latest onshore wind auction, Greece awarded 20-year contracts for more than 472 MW of wind projects, including one at a new record low price. The Greek developer Ascent Power submitted…

Executive Director of Frontex visits Evros

Executive Director of Frontex visits Evros

Greek Minister for Civil Protection, Michalis Chrysochoidis and the head of the EU’s border control force Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, visited the Evros region on Wednesday. The minister informed Leggeri about the situation prevailing on the…

Greece issues demarche to Turkey over illegal NAVTEX

Greece issues demarche to Turkey over illegal NAVTEX

Greece’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday lodged a demarche with Turkey’s Foreign Ministry through its embassy in Ankara, following the new illegal NAVTEX issued for the maritime zone south and east of the…

Germany to take another 100 refugee children from Greece

Germany to take another 100 refugee children from Greece

One hundred refugee children will be relocated to Germany on Friday, following an agreement in March, a spokesperson of Germany’s federal Interior Ministry said on Monday. Their countries of origin include Afghanistan,…

EU leaders remain deadlocked on Recovery Fund

EU leaders remain deadlocked on Recovery Fund

Negotiations between EU leaders over the Recovery Fund will continue for a fourth day, as differences between member countries have not yet been overcome. The EU leaders are attempting to hammer out…

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

Greece updates aviation directive (NOTAM)

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday issued an aviation directive (NOTAM), regarding flights from Sweden, Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia. According to the NOTAM, flights have been banned to and from Sweden until…

Turkish Yavuz drillship

Turkey to begin illegal drilling in Cypriot waters on Saturday

According to the Ankara-based Navigational TeleX (NAVTEX), illegal Turkish drilling in Cypriot waters is expected to begin on July 18 and will continue until August 18. NAVTEX in detail: NAVTEX 0950/20 TURNHOS…

Turkey firmly rejects EU condemnation over Hagia Sophia

Turkey firmly rejects EU condemnation over Hagia Sophia

Turkey firmly rejected EU condemnations of its decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed the decree last Friday, allowing the operation of Hagia Sophia as…

Greece and Cyprus Presidents meet for first time

Greek and Cypriot Presidents meet for first time

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou held talks with her Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades at the Presidential Mansion in Athens on Tuesday. During their meeting, Sakellaropoulou stressed that “Greece will continue…