Tag: Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Macedonia 16.09.20 | 22:36

Zaev and Mitsotakis seek to resolve historical, educational and archaeological issues

Macedonia and Greece have created a model for successful settlement of open issues between neighbors through the Prespa Agreement, with the partnership transforming into an alliance through Macedonia’s NATO membership. Greece remains the country’s strong lobbyist and supporter in the upcoming process...

Macedonia 15.09.20 | 10:50

PM Zaev attends Athens conference, to meet Greek PM, President

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is kicking off a two-day working visit to Greece, where he will participate on Wednesday in a panel discussion of The Economist conference. He is also scheduled to have working lunch with his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis and to meet President Katerina Sakellaropoulou,...

Macedonia 13.09.20 | 20:30

PMs Zaev and Mitsotakis to meet Wednesday at Athens conference

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis confirmed Sunday he will meet later this week in Athens with the leaders of North Macedonia and Albania, Zoran Zaev and Edi Rama respectively, MIA’s Athens correspondent reports. Answering a journalist question on the Prespa Agreement at a news conference in...

Balkans 29.12.19 | 13:49

Mitsotakis: I cannot cancel the Prespa Agreement

I did my best to prevent the deal, but also with complete sincerity I warned that if signed, it would be difficult to cancel it, now I look to improve Prespa deal’s troubling aspects, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Greek newspaper “To Vima”. Mitsotakis, as MIA reports from...

Macedonia 14.11.19 | 21:30

Outgoing PM Zaev: Greece will help us get date for start of EU accession negotiations

Greece will help us get a date for start of EU accession talks, and the implementation of the Prespa Agreement will go as planned, outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday after meeting with his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Thessaloniki. The implementation of the Prespa Agreement...

Balkans 14.11.19 | 20:22

Greece registers “Macedonia the GReat” as official trademark for “Macedonian products”

The logo “Macedonia the GReat”, with the design featuring capital “GR” as a abbreviation for Greece and a white “M” against a blue background, are the new official trademark of Greek products from the Greek region of Macedonia, ie the so-called “Macedonian”...

Macedonia 12.11.19 | 15:42

Zaev to meet Mitsotakis on Thursday

We’re using the time until the discussion for opening accession talks with Macedonia and Albania is back on the agenda, to cooperate with Western Balkan leaders in order to achieve the best possible outcome at the next meeting, said Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas at a press briefing,...

Balkans 01.11.19 | 11:24

Tsipras to Mitsotakis MPs: Your leader will beg VMRO leader not to reject the agreement we signed

Former Greek Prime Minister and now leader of the opposition SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras, while discussing new asylum law in the Greek Parliament, speaking on national issues, also referred to the Prespa Agreement, saying they are proud of the solution between the two countries and at the same time criticized...

Balkans 09.10.19 | 11:26

Stoltenberg to meet Mitsotakis and Pavlopoulos in Athens

Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg will visit Greece on Thursday to meet with Greek officials, the alliance said in a statement, Kathimerini reported. Stoltenberg will meet with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and hold a press conference with the latter at...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 11:39

Zaev to meet Guterres and Mitsotakis, attend reception hosted by Trump

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, who is heading the Government delegation at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York, is set to meet with Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday, according to sources in Greece. This will be the first meeting of the two prime ministers since Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Macedonia 21.09.19 | 17:41

Zaev and Mitsotakis to meet in New York on Tuesday

Zoran Zaev is set to meet with Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, September 24. It will be the first meeting of the prime ministers of the two countries since the change of government in  Greece after the elections in early July. Mitsotakis is also...

Balkans 29.08.19 | 15:56

Mitsotakis to tell Merkel that he will respect the Prespa Agreement

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Thursday’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin will convey the view that the Greek government will respect the Prespa Agreement, Ekathimerini reports. As far as the Prespa name deal is concerned, Mitsotakis has every reason to...

Balkans 08.07.19 | 13:14

Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as Greece’s prime minister

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leader of the conservative New Democracy (ND) party, was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday, just 15 hours after voting ended. In a swift move, the result of Sunday’s elections was formally submitted to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Mitsotakis was prime...

Balkans 22.03.19 | 15:03

Mitsotakis: Citizens will vote for a new Europe

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a message on the European elections on Thursday from Brussels expressing the certainty that ‘the citizens will leave behind them the lies and the populism”. In a statement upon his arrival to the European People’s Party summit,...

Balkans 11.02.19 | 12:55

Mitsotakis sends message to Skopje: I will use the right to veto

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his speech in Kozani, spoke seriously to the Prime Minister and to the results of the Prespa agreement, while he estimated that Greece would hold parliamentary elections on 26 May Under the Prespa agreement, the government of SYRIZA found against all Greeks, not only in Macedonia...