Return to normality will be gradual, says FinMin

"The Greek government is working with a plan, method and flexibility to lead the country out of the health crisis and to enter an orbit of high, sustainable, smart growth without any exclusions, laying the foundations for a future of prosperity, opportunities and possibilities for the next generations," Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said in Parliament on Friday.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Comments on Key Takeaways from EC Online Meeting

The reports of my European colleagues raise great concern - a huge number of infected, huge number of deaths, overburdened healthcare system, huge external debts and a slump in the GDP of the leading EU Member States, which is why after the health crisis is over there will inevitably be a very severe financial and economic crisis, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said after the end of the European

Pahor welcomes US rejoining Paris climate deal and WHO

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s President Borut Pahor has welcomed the US’s rejoining the Paris climate agreement and the World Health Organisation (WHO) under President Joe Biden. “Multilateralism has regained encouragement and value. This is important for Slovenia, the EU and the whole word,” Pahor said in a post on his Twitter account.

Conditions at migrant camps in Lesvos and Kos under scrutiny

The living conditions at the migrant camps on the islands of Lesvos and Kos are under scrutiny by the European Court of Human Rights, focusing in particular on the treatment of eight asylum seekers.

The court has asked the Greek government to respond to a series of questions about their treatment at these specific centers.