Member states of the European Union

State of stupor

The upcoming European Parliament, regional and local elections are important on many different levels. They are nevertheless not more significant than the escalating threats against the country's national sovereignty.

In China on state visit, Pavlopoulos calls for respect of Cyprus’ sovereign rights

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday met with China's Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) during a state visit to China, state-run Athens-Macedonia (ANA-MPA) news agency reports.

Pavlopoulos discussed Greece's key foreign policy issues, particularly the Cyprus problem, ANA-MPA said.

US Senator Menendez, co-architect of East Med pact, meets Greek president

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday received US Senator Robert Menendez in a meeting that was also attended by US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt.

Menendez, a Democrat, and Republican Senator Marco Rubio are the architects of the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act which aims to reshape US strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Apostolakis: US Senate East Mediterranean Security Act boosts Greece’s regional role

Defence Minister Evangelos Apostolakis, the former Chairman of Greece's Joint Chiefs of Staff, has welcomed the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 as a move that confirms and upgrades Greece's strategic role in the broader region.