New Democracy

Dendias to brief parties on UAE deals, speak with NATO chief

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will brief representatives of the opposition parties on Thursday on the recent defense and foreign policy cooperation agreement and the Joint Declaration of Strategic Partnership signed by Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week.

The meeting is part of the regular briefing of parliamentary parties on current foreign policy issues.

Moderate contraction of 0.9% in Q1

The coronavirus measures that were introduced in late February and led to a lockdown in the second half of March were enough to turn the gross domestic product data for the entire first quarter of 2020 negative - albeit at a significantly slower rate than in the rest of the eurozone - according to data issued on Thursday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Debate on Europe’s role after the pandemic

New Democracy deputy Dimitris Keridis is organizing a live online debate titled "The Economic Crisis of the Pandemic: More or less Europe?" to take place at 9 p.m. on Monday, with the participation of New Democracy MEP Marietta Giannakou, Athens University of Economics and Business professor Giorgos Pagoulatos, and London Business School professor Elias Papaioannou.