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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Friday met with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides in Athens.
Talks focused on bilateral and regional cooperation as well as coordination between Athens and Nisocia in light of tension in the eastern Mediterranean and developments regarding the Cyprus problem, the Foreign Ministry said in a tweet.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias On Friday met with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein in Athens.
In a tweet, Dendias said the aim of the visit was "to further strengthen bilateral relations and discuss ways to advance broader regional cooperation."
No more details were immediately available about the meeting.
Akram Khan's critically acclaimed production of "Giselle" for the English National Ballet, is coming to computer screens in Greece from the Christmas Theater on February 19-22. In this modern version of the romantic 19th century ballet, the acclaimed choreographer injects this tale of love, betrayal and redemption with elements of kathak, a traditional South Asian dance form.
Greek lawmakers passed legislation on Thursday that allows special police on university campuses as part of education reforms that opponents say threaten academic freedom established after the end of military rule in the 1970s.
Defying coronavirus restrictions, thousands of people rallied in central Athens for a second day, as legislators debated the bill.
The year has started with a quite predictable double-digit percentage drop in new car sales, given the uncertainty regarding the course of the pandemic and its effects on household finances and the national economy. At the same time, though, electric car sales continue to show an increase, as the incentives continue to pay dividends.
The labor market is still on ice in Greece as a result of the pandemic and the constant changes forced on the operation of stores and the economy. Therefore in January the Labor Ministry's Ergani hirings database recorded a positive balance with the creation of 2,338 jobs, but that was only half as many as a year earlier.