Nikos Dendias

Dendias to pay official visit to Cyprus on Thursday

Defence Minister Nikos Dendias will make an official visit to Cyprus on Thursday to meet with country officials.

He will first be received by Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides at the Presidential Mansion and will later have a private meeting with the Defence Minister Michalis Georgallas. After the talks the two ministers will make statements to the press.

Dendias discusses Greek-Israeli relations with Gallant

New Defence Minister Nikos Dendias discussed Greek-Israeli relations with his Israeli counterpart, Yoav Gallant, in a phone call on Monday, the minister said. 

The two officials focused on "the security and stability in the wider region," Dendias said on Twitter, adding that Gallant invited him to visit Israel at his earliest convenience.


A clear win, but some challenges demand consensus

After not only consolidating its position as the country's major political force, but at the same time further increasing an already huge gap separating it from the second and third largest parties, SYRIZA and PASOK, New Democracy returned to power with a higher percentage than it got in the 2019 election.

New ministerial cabinet announced

New government spokesperson Pavlos Marinakis announced the new ministerial cabinet of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday.

Several prominent ministers were shuffled into new positions, including former foreign minister Nikos Dendias assuming the Defense Ministry and former digital governance minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis taking over as education minister.