Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu met in Izmir on Tuesday (09.10) and signed a bilateral readmission agreement for migrants not eligible for international protection to be readmitted to Turkey after…

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Following yesterday’s meeting with Turkey’s Prime Minister Davutoğlu (7.3) on the refugee and migrant situation, in particular as regards the Western Balkans route, the EU heads of state or government issued a joint statement and agreed t…

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On Monday, March 7, after the completion of the Eurogroup meeting, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, the managing director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Klaus Reglin and Eurogroup President Jeroen…

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In view of today’s EU summit with Turkey in Brussels (7.3), the President of the Democracy Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos chaired on March 4 a special meeting of the Political Leaders of the Parties represented in the Hellenic Parliament in an a…

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Ahead of the upcoming EU summit with Turkey in Brussels, on Monday, March 7, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos is chairing a special meeting with the political leaders today Friday (4.3) in an attempt to find common ground for a national strategy on the…

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More than 20,000 migrants and refugees were stranded in Greece over the weekend after neighboring states to its north decided unilaterally to shut down their borders to migrant flows, as the European Union and Athens hammered out emergency measu…

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Over 12,000 refugees and migrants have been trapped in Greece since the beginning of the week, whilst Athens is taking diplomatic action to counter the border restrictions to its north that are causing the buildup. The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affai…

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Greek lawmakers approved on Saturday (20.2) the coalition government’s "parallel programme", a package of social justice measures meant to soften the social impact of the austerity measures agreed under Greece's third bailout programme. &n…

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In view of the EU summit on the migrant crisis and U.K.’s future in the EU (18-19.2), Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met yesterday in Athens (16.2) with the President of the European Council andEU summit chairman, Donald Tusk, as Greece ann…

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Commenting on the progress report on the refugee crisis published on Wenesday (10.02) by the European Commision, Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos praised Athens and Rome for a "spectacular" increase in how many arrivals they are…

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