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Sweden, Finland’s support to terrorist organizations threat to NATO: Akar

The fact that Sweden and Finland are providing political, financial and military support to terrorist organizations poses a threat to NATO as well, Türkiye's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said, expressing Ankara's disturbance over the continued arms embargo by some allied countries.

Turkish, Greek defense ministers meet amid renewed tensions

The defense ministers of Greece and Türkiye met on June 16 on the sidelines of a NATO meeting amid renewed tensions between the neighboring countries and allies, Türkiye's defense ministry said.

Greece – Bulgaria NG pipeline undergoes last test

The small, in length, but strategically important IGB pipeline, which connects the Bulgarian system with the Greek natural gas transmission system and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), will start commercial operation, next month, in July. Today (17 June) the pipeline will undergo final testing  with the introduction of the last quantities of 1.5 million cubic meters of gas.

Greek wine tourism offers truly unique experiences

The unique advantage of wine tourism in Greece, which offers a complete tourism experience, was highlighted by the Minister of Rural Development and Food, Mr. Giorgos Georgantas, in his address at the "Wine Tourism: the next day" event, organized by "Achaic Development" at the Achaia Claus facility.

Eurogroup: Time to exit enhanced supervision

Eurozone finance ministers are expected to signal Greece's exit from the enhanced supervision regime.

The Finance Ministers are meeting in Luxembourg today, where, they are expected to approve the 14th (and final) Evaluation Report of the European institutions for Greece.

Hotels in Edirne full for lavender fest

Photography aficionados have thronged the northwestern province of Edirne to attend the "Lavender Fields Day," a festival to be held between June 16 and 19, with the occupancy rate of the city hotels hitting 100 percent, the local tourism professionals have said.

Greek PM: Elections as scheduled in spring 2023

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday again attempted to douse speculation over a snap ballot in the country, pointing to the spring of 2023 as the most probable period for holding regularly scheduled general elections.

Mitsotakis: Greece’s ‘brand’ significantly changed for the better

Greece's "brand" had dramatically changed, something witnessed in sovereign borrowing and money markets, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday, speaking to an audience at the annual general assembly of the Hellenic Federation of Business (SEV).

The competitiveness of the Greek economy is almost stable

Greece's position in terms of competitiveness fell by just one position compared to last year, according to data from Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) published today. The country is now in 47th place in the relevant ranking, falling from 46th place last year, among 63 countries.

Greek PM: Relations with Turkey not low like 2020

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sought to reassure his compatriots late June 14 that despite strong rhetoric from Turkey, relations are not at the low of 2020 when the neighbors' warships were shadowing each other in the eastern Mediterranean.