Joint solution on migration needed

'As a heavily industrialized and populous country, Germany is not in a position to cover all of its energy needs on its own,' the country's new ambassador to Greece, Andreas Kindl, says. [Nikos Kokkalias]

Berlin appreciates Greece's efforts to contain migrant flows into the European Union but it is also hoping to discuss ways of reducing secondary migration to Germany, the country's new ambassador to Greece, Andreas Kindl, tells Kathimerini in his first interview from his new post in Athens.

He also notes that Germany wants changes to the way the EU makes decisions related to foreign policy and civil defense so that they can be passed with an enhanced majority rather than requiring unanimous support.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin just a few days ago. Does the positive atmosphere of that meeting reflect a shift in the mood of Greek-German relations today?

Greek-German relations stretch a long way back and they are close, complicated and multifaceted. Prime Minister Mitsotakis'...

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