Mitsotakis government

Wilbur Ross, Mitsotakis hold talks with an eye on Ellinikon

Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georiadis today outlined Greece's development programme and the government's hopes for major US investment in talks with a high-level US delegation headed by US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and with US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt in attendance.

Top court officials short-listed amid political clash

Three top judicial officials - Iosif Tsalaganidis, Pinelopi Zontanou and Angeliki Aliferopoulou - were short-listed on Thursday for the position of Supreme Court president following a session by Parliament's speaker and his deputies. 

The speakers are to convene again on Friday to evaluate candidates for another coveted post: the court's prosecutor. 

Global turbulence hurts ATHEX

The deterioration of the international climate, with the political crisis in Italy, the escalation of the US-China trade war, the threat of recession in Germany, the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit and the threat of default in Argentina, inevitably casts a shadow on the Greek economy.

Zaev expects Mitsotakis to honour Prespa Accord, says there may be complications

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in an interview with  Germany's   Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) published days before the first anniversary of the 17 June signing of the Prespa Agreement expressed confidence that a Mitsotakis government will not challenge the accord that the New Democracy leader so bitterly opposed.

A leader ahead of his time

Constantinos Mitsotakis, prime minister of Greece from April 1990 to October 1993, tied Greece to Europe by accepting the Maastricht Treaty in its entirety. It was he who took the decision to attach Greece to the common European currency (and abandon the drachma).

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