Tag: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants 1

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants

A Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and Afghanistan was signed yesterday by Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Meerwais Nab. The signing ceremony of the Memorandum in…

Greek Deputy FM: We need strengthened relations with Russia 4

Greek Deputy FM: We need strengthened relations with Russia

The Deputy Foreign Minister stressed in a television interview that Greece at this stage needs to re-establish its ties with Russia that were severely weakened by the previous SYRIZA government. Deputy Foreign…

Greece heads Council of Europe

Greece heads Council of Europe

An inauguration ceremony at the temple of Olympian Zeus took place on Wednesday to celebrate the occasion of Greece assuming the chairmanship of the Council of Europe. Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and…

Turkey and Greece

Erdogan’s intimidation tactics will not pass: Varvitsiotis

Greece’s Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis sent a twofold message to Turkey that Greece is fortifying its borders and that it will not be transformed into a warehouse of souls…

Greek parliament

New ‘Business Visa’ tabled in Parliament

An amendment in the Brexit bill to institute a new form of business invitation, the so-called ‘business visa’ was submitted to Parliament by Alternate Foreign Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis. The ‘business visa’ amendment concerns third-country…


Greece to ‘protect’ post-Brexit Brits with new legislation

Greece’s Alternate Foreign Affairs Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis submitted to Parliament a bill entitled “regulations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union” that will protect the residence status and rights of…


Greece is prepared for no-deal Brexit

Alternate Foreign Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis has stated that Greece is prepared for Brexit, whether this happens with or without a deal. He made the comments during a meeting on Wednesday held at…

Andrey Maslov

Athens receives new Russian Ambassador

Greece’s Alternate Minister for Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, on Thursday received the newly appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Athens, Andrey Maslov. During the courtesy meeting, Mr. Maslov expressed Russia’s interest…