Latest News from Greece

Bulgaria Takes over Rotating Presidency of SEDM Process

As of July 1, 2021, Bulgaria will become the rotating chair of the SEDM process (South East Europe Defence Ministerial). In preparation for the adoption of the mandate, representatives of the current President of the Republic of Albania are visiting Sofia until 18 June.

Environment Min Skrekas meets with Belgian FM Wilmès

Εnvironment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas on Thursday met with visiting Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Belgium Sophie Wilmès. Their discussion focused on the actions for the energy transition, renewable energy sources, energy storage and the introduction of hydrogen to the energy balance.

Neel (OMV Petrom): Romania can become largest gas producer in Europe

Romania has the opportunity to become the largest gas producer in Europe, especially through the advantages offered by the resources of the Black Sea, Franck Neel, member on the OMV Petrom Board told on Thursday a specialized debate. "OMV Petrom is based in Eastern Europe, where we want to develop the company, in terms of energy transition.

Eurogroup: Support measures, assessment report and debt on the table

The 10th post-memorandum evaluation report of the Greek economy is expected to be presented during today's Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg, which will be attended by Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Therefore, Greece is expected to take another step towards a positive direction, as another evaluation is successfully completed.

'Med7 countries’ joint declaration holds no value for Turkey'

A joint declaration adopted at the end of the meeting of foreign ministers of the Southern European Union Member States (Med7) has "no value and merits" for Turkey, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on June 15. 

Central, Eastern Europe Citizens Believe Corruption is Growing: Report

A new report by Transparency International, published on Tuesday, says that almost a third of European Union citizens "think corruption is getting worse in their country and almost half say their government is doing a bad job at tackling corruption".

The 545 “Blue Flag” Greek beaches on the “Visit Greece App”

The Ministry of Tourism proceeded with a substantial and useful upgrade of the official application of the Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT) "Visit Greece App", incorporating the list of 545 beaches throughout Greece, which have been awarded the "Blue Flag".

TUI: New cancellations of tourist packages for Greece

Travel giant TUI continues to cancel tour packages scheduled until early July for destinations such as Greece, Italy and Spain, according to the Daily Mail, as the date for the inclusion of more countries in the "green list" has been postponed again .

PM Stefan Yanev Met Greek Ambassador

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev on June 14 met with the Ambassador of Greece, HE Dimitrios Chronopoulos. During the conversation, it was noted that the two countries are strategic partners and discussed ways to deepen strategic relations through intensive political dialogue and concerted efforts on bilateral, regional and international issues.

Deputy Minister of Tourism: Optimistic messages for tourism

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Sofia Zacharaki, focused on the markets that Greece targets for tourism, but also ον the need for vaccinations to proceed on the islands, speaking on MEGA tv.