Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Von der Leyen in Athens for Med9 summit – focus on climate change, security, migration

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will attend today's Med9 summit in Athens, where the leaders will focus their talks on climate change and environmental protection in the aftermath of Greece's disastrous wildfires that destroyed about 130,000 hectares in August during a heat wave.

Greece Needs More Help from EU on Migrant Issues

Greece needs more EU help on migrant issues in order to be able to stop a potential wave of Afghan asylum-seekers fleeing Taliban rule, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Sunday. "I will say it again: we cannot have European countries who believe that Greece should resolve this problem alone," he told a news conference.

Mitsotakis rules out snap elections, says consensus with SYRIZA is impossible

Amidst rampant talk about the prospect of snap elections, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sendt a strong message that his government will serve out its full, four-year term at the annual PM's news conference at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).

Mitsotakis – Thessaloniki International Fair – Who will need a 3rd vaccine dose

The 3rd dose of the coronavirus vaccine will be mandatory for the occupational categories where the vaccine is mandatory, as Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis noted during his interview at the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair in Thessaloniki.

Mitarakis – The new measures strengthen young people and Greek society

The Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis, analyzed the new measures announced yesterday at the Thessaloniki International Fair by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, for MEGA television.

As he stressed, the government has given priority to young people, the vulnerable and households.

Mitsotakis – Politics requires you to be a manager and a leader

"Politics for me requires being a manager and at the same time a leader in order to solve problems and steadily manage crises, big and small. Today we need to produce results because that is what people expect from us. Being a leader means first of all telling the truth and occasionally making unpopular decisions.

Janša and Mitsotakis talk Afghanistan, Western Balkans

Bled – Prime Minister Janez Janša met in Bled on Tuesday evening his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis to talk about the situation in Afghanistan and related migration challenges. They also discussed the situation in the Western Balkans and called for the commitments given to the region at the EU summit in Thessaloniki to be met.

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Apostolakis refuses his appointment by Mitsotakis as civil protection minister

Just two hours after Prime Ministet Kyriakos' decisions about the cabinet reshuffle were announced, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, who had served as defence minister under the previous SYRIZA government, refused to accept his appointment as minister in the newly-created civil protection ministry.