Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Turkey this Tuesday, 5.02 for a two-day visit that aims to reduce tension and promote mutual trust between the two countries. The visit follows a groundbreaking visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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On Friday 25.01 the Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes. The ratification means that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will be renamed North Macedonia and opens up the country’s path to EU and NATO membership…

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Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras writes* for the Greek version of The Economist magazine’s “The World in 2019” special edition, which was distributed with the Real News newspaper on Sunday.

Anyone attempting forecasts and pro…

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The 5th Southern EU Countries Summit, also known as “EuroMed 7 summit”, took place in Nicosia on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Heads of State or Government of seven EU member states from the Mediterranean region convened to discuss the major c…

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An 11% increase in the minimum wage and the abolition of the sub-minimum wage was signed by Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou today (29.01). The new minimum wage, set at 650 euros, will be effective as of February 1, and will be applied to workers o…

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The Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes (from a total of 300) this Friday 25.01, in a landmark vote that will see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia renamed North Macedonia and open the country’s path to EU an…

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Lois Labrianidis is Secretary General for Strategic and Private Investments at the Ministry of Economy & Development, Professor in the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia Greece and Head of the University's Regional Development…

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The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has won a vote of confidence in parliament by 151 to 148 votes on Wednesday evening. The PM had initiated the motion on Sunday, following the resignation of Panos Kammenos, leader of Independent Greeks…

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The Action Plan of the ministry of Economy and Development, which includes 142 actions and was presented at the beginning of November, specifies, per sector, the Ministry's initiatives in implementing the National Development Strategy for a strong,…

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The first post-memorandum budget was tabled in the Greek Parliament this Wednesday 21/11; the 2019 budget provides for a 3.6 % primary surplus as well as a 2.5% growth - compared to 2% percent this year. The European Union's executive has appr…

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