Tag: foreign ministry

Cyber attack

Greek Governement Websites Hacked

Websites of several Greek Governmental bodies, including the website of the National Intelligence agency, were targeted in a cyberattack by a group of Turkish hackers, according to reports on Friday. The cyberattack…

STENA IMPERO

Greece calls on Iran to release British oil tanker

Greece has called on Iran to release the crew and the British oil tanker that it seized recently in the Strait of Hormuz. The call was made through a statement issued on Tuesday…

''Macedonia'' trademark secured by Greek companies 2

”Macedonia” trademark secured by Greek companies

Secretary General of Commerce and Consumer Protection Dimitris Avlonitis told journalists on Wednesday that trademark rights for Greek companies using the term ‘Macedonia’ are protected. Specifically, the rights are secured for all…

Greek FM delegation visits North Macedonia 4

Greek FM delegation visits North Macedonia

The Tsipras government on Tuesday sent a delegation from the Foreign Ministry to meet with North Macedonia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, to promote economic cooperation. The delegation was headed by Secretary General…

Greek FM meeting Cypriot and Palestinian counterparts 8

Greek FM meeting Cypriot and Palestinian counterparts

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos is meeting today with Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki at the Foreign Ministry in Athens for the 2nd Greece-Cyprus-Palestine…

Alternate FM to meet US official on security issues 10

Alternate FM to meet US official on security issues

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Minister, Giorgos Katrougalos is scheduled to meet today with Elizabeth Neumann US Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security Policy. The meeting will take place in the at the…

Consul General Vassilios Tolios passes away 12

Consul General Vassilios Tolios passes away

  Consul General of Greece in Gjirokastra, Albania, Mr. Vassilios Tolios, sadly passed away overnight. After his posting as Consul General of Greece in Sydney, from 2007-2013, he returned to Athens working in…

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy 14

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy

A team of architects and civil engineers from Greece and Italy are racing against time and under extreme weather conditions to preserve and protect the historic Greek cemetery and church of Livorno,…

Golden Dawn not invited to National Foreign Policy Council 16

Golden Dawn not invited to National Foreign Policy Council

From the recommendation of the National Security Council, a meeting of the National Foreign Policy Council (ESEP), chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Nikos Kotzias, was held today at 12:00pm at…

Foreign Ministry thanks International Community for support 18

Foreign Ministry thanks International Community for support

Greece’s Foreign Ministry released a statement on Wednesday thanking the international community for their expressions of support and solidarity during tragic week of wildfires which saw more than 80 people killed. “We…

Respect Greece, says Greek FM to Russia 19

Respect Greece, says Greek FM to Russia

Greece’s foreign ministry has condemned recent statements from Russian officials and the Russian Ministry who questioned the arrest and extradition of Russian operatives in Greece and hinted at American pressure on the…

Turkey provokes Greece over sovereignty 20

Turkey provokes Greece over sovereignty

Greece’s foreign ministry has rebuked provocations by its Turkish counterpart on Wednesday stating that the country’s legal regime of the Aegean Sea and Greece’s ability to exercise its sovereign rights cannot be…

Turkey accuses Greece of "protecting terrorists" 21

Turkey accuses Greece of “protecting terrorists”

The Turkish government has attacked Greece over its decision to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish soldiers who sought refuge in the country after the 2016 failed coup in Turkey…

FYROM’s symbolic gestures are not enough: New Democracy 22

FYROM’s symbolic gestures are not enough: New Democracy

Greece’s Foreign Ministry welcomed on Tuesday the recent good will gestures by the   government of the Former Yugoslavic Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to rename its airport and the motorway linking it to…