Mitsotakis urges youngsters to take extra care with coronavirus, heralds new measures

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis issued a special plea to young people on Friday to adhere to the safety rules issued by the country's health authorities and maintain social distancing, ahead of the August 15 national holiday, traditionally when Greeks set off for their summer vacations.

PM sends twofold message to Turkey

With the Turkish Oruc Reis research vessel in the Greek continental shelf and the fleets of both countries in a tense standoff, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a twofold message to Turkey on Wednesday stating that Greece is willing to have an honest dialogue, but will not back way from any challenge.

PM thanks Macron for support

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis thanked French President Emmanuel Macron for his support, after the latter announced late Wednesday that France would increase its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean.

Mitsotakis described Macron as "a true friend of Greece" and an "ardent defender of European values and international law."