People ' s Party

EPP Sec. Gen:”Greece can become an excellent energy gateway”

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.

PM Mitsotakis meets with EPP’s gen sec Antonio López-Istúriz

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.

BIRN Fact-Check: Can Montenegro’s new Minority Govt Deliver Consensus on Key Reforms?

The leader of the Black-on-White bloc, Abazovic, was elected Prime Minister by 45 votes in the 81-seat chamber, supported by his own coalition, the pro-Serbian Socialist People's Party and the former opposition Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, the Social Democratic Party, the Bosniak Party and two ethnic Albanian coalitions.

Turkey needs major change, opposition leader says

Leaders of political parties issued messages on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr, with the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) party leader suggesting that Turkey needs a major change for its future.

"For a genuine feast in Turkey, we need a major change and the prevalence of meritocracy," Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said in a message on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Justice minister condemns countries 'interfering in Turkey’s Kavala ruling'

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ reacted on April 26 against the statements from abroad regarding a local court's ruling on businessman Osman Kavala decision, stressing that other countries have no right to interfere in Turkey's internal affairs.

"Let them mind their own business. It is not for the U.S. or Germany to interfere in Turkey's internal affairs," Bozdağ told reporters.

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