x

Politics

Alternate FM Varvitsiotis to Meet Austrian Min Edtstadler

ATHENS — Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis will meet with Karoline Edtstadler, the Austrian Federal Minister for the EU and Constitution at the Federal Chancellery, who is visiting Athens, on Friday, October 8, at 10:30.

The agenda includes an exchange of views on issues of European interest, such as the enlargement of the European Union, the conference on the Future of Europe, migration, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, climate change, pandemic management and other regional and bilateral issues, according to a foreign ministry announcement.

The meeting will take place at the foreigm ministry, while after the bilateral talks, statements to the press will follow.

This will be followed by an event in the framework of the Conference on the Future of Europe entitled "Let's Listen to the future". During the event, students of postgraduate programmes of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Panteion University specialising in studies of international and European relations and international law will have the opportunity to talk with the two ministers.

They will exchange views with them on their concerns and expectations for tomorrow's Europe and, among other things, discuss climate change, migration and the post-Covid era.

The event will be held with the support of the European Commission delegation in Greece and will be broadcast live on social media.

RELATED

ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

Top Stories

United States

I’ve only ‘met’ Zaferios G Caragianades once in the pages of history.

Politics

Ambassador Dimitrios Tsikouris (JD, MA) has a 36-year-long career in the Greek Diplomatic Service with assignments in Germany, the United Nations, New Orleans, Washington, DC, NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy, Iran, Belgium, Indonesia, Malaysia, and ASEAN.

Politics

ATHENS – Growing violence on Greek campuses will be dealt with, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in a pledge to root out offenders who are allowed to stay in school despite causing problems.

Video

Jill Biden: I Didn’t Expect “Healing Role” as First Lady

LAS VEGAS — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says "healing" a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too.