Tag: Stelios Petsas

Greece warns Turkey: De-escalation or sanctions

Greece warns Turkey: De-escalation or sanctions

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas stated that if Turkey does not take actual steps toward de-escalation, “things will become very difficult for [President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan at the European Council.” Speaking on Skai TV…

Damning new evidence on the 2018 Mati fire points to a cover-up

Damning new evidence on the 2018 Mati fire points to a cover-up

Court documents regarding the deadly July 23, 2018, wildfires in Eastern Attica brought to light by Kathimerini, points to a “cover-up with huge moral, political and penal implications,” government spokesperson Stelios Petsas…

Stelios Petsas: Greece is not afraid 3

Stelios Petsas: Greece is not afraid

“We are not afraid. We are getting prepared for any possibility” stated Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas to SKAI TV on Sunday, referring to Turkey’s provocations. “We emphasise everywhere that there is…

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Stelios Petsas: “This Easter will be different”

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas underlined during Thursday’s press briefing that “this Easter will be different” and noted that this was what “the message of love that marks these Holy Days requires.” “In order…

coronavirus

Greece’s coronavirus death toll tops 100

A hundred people have died in Greece after contracting coronavirus, the latest figures reveal. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has also risen to 2,145, according to the latest update…

New York Times fake news

New York Times fake news

The New York Times (NYT) has disseminated a fake news story that the Greek government was ‘holding illegal migrants who crossed the border from Turkey at a secret “black site” where they…

Turkey migrants

Turkey has become a people smuggler: Greek govt

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has suspended new asylum applications by those illegally entering the country for one month whilst also raising the security level on the country’s borders, it was announced…

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Greek government to return 10,000 migrants back to Turkey

Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said the Mitsotakis government plans to return a total of 10,000 migrants within 2020. Petsas made the claim during a radio interview with Real FM following ministerial…

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Greece re-establishes Ministry of Migration and Asylum

The establishment of a new Ministry of Migration and Asylum was announced on Wednesday by government spokesman Stelios Petsas. The government’s decision came just six months after it had scrapped the ministry.…

Turkey-Libya Agreement

Greece takes protest to United Nations over Turkey-Libya Agreement

Greece’s Foreign Ministry sent two letters to the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the presidency of the Security Council on Monday, protesting over the provocative Memorandum of Understanding signed between…