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Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit held in Crete

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi met on Wednesday in Elounda, Crete, for the 6th Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Summit. The Summit highlighted the high level of cooperation of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt and the enhanced role that their tripartite and multilateral initiatives have gained in promoting regional […]

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Government reshuffle leaves key posts untouched, adds new faces

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet on Monday, keeping key ministers in place while bringing in some new faces.  As expected, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, Tsipras’s coalition partner, kept their posts. The key changes were the shift of deputy defense minister Fotis Kouvelis to Shipping […]

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VIDEO: Greece successfully concludes ESM programme

Greece officially concludes its three-year ESM financial assistance programme today with a successful exit. This follows the disbursement of € 61.9 billion by the ESM over three years in support of macroeconomic adjustment and bank recapitalisation in Greece. The remaining € 24.1 billion available under the maximum € 86 billion programme volume was not needed. […]

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