It’s time that the Greek government takes this long overdue & brave step
The Greek government spokesperson stressed our country's readiness for any eventuality, as far as Turkish provocations are concerned, while he also noted that: "We are not complacent. We have to be ready for any eventuality with Turkey."
Mr. Economou stressed that Greece's "trump card" is its relations with its allies and the strengthening of its defence.
For a few months now, the issue of the return of the Parthenon Sculptures has acquired a special dynamic. In recent months, the density of reports in the British media is perhaps the highest ever. UNESCO's proposal for direct bilateral talks between the British and Greek Ministries of Culture was accepted by the British government for the first time in the history of the Sculpture claim.
The new Turkish claims of "conditional sovereignty" - where the condition for their concession was, always in Ankara, their demilitarization - exercised by Greece in the Aegean islands as well as in the Dodecanese, are "a new development" and "they are seriously undermining regional peace and stability," Athens said in a letter to the United Nations on May 25, responding to a letter from Turkis
The Secretary General of the European People's Party (EPP), Antonio Lopez, said in an interview with "NEA" newspaper that he agrees with the initiative of the Greek government to take unilateral measures to alleviate citizens' energy costs in the absence of a coordinated European framework. Mr. Lopez visited Athens and spoke at the New Democracy Congress.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday met with the general secretary of the European People's Party (EPP) Antonio López-Istúriz on the sidelines of ruling New Democracy's (ND) 14th Congress.
The talks focused on the developments in Ukraine, the energy crisis and the Greek government's plan against the price hike.