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ANKARA - Turkey shows no signs of backing off increasingly belligerent language aimed at Greece, now again insisting that Greece must remove military forces from Greek islands near Turkey’s coast.

BRUSSELS — The chief of the European Union's executive arm said Wednesday that EU nations should consider making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory because too many people still refuse to get shots voluntarily.

BRUSSELS — The chief of the European Union's executive arm said Wednesday that EU nations should consider making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory because too many people still refuse to get shots voluntarily.

ATHENS - Appointments for a first vaccination have jumped sharply in the first 24 hours after the government announced that vaccination for people over 60 will be made mandatory, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with journalist Mark Bendeich during the Reuters NEXT digital conference on Wednesday.

ATHENS - Appointments for a first vaccination have jumped sharply in the first 24 hours after the government announced that vaccination for people over 60 will be made mandatory, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with journalist Mark Bendeich during the Reuters NEXT digital conference on Wednesday.

ATHENS - Government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou referred to the introduction of mandatory vaccination for everyone over the age of 60 in an interview with OPEN TV on Wednesday, stressing that Greece is one of the first European countries to take this step but that others will follow.

ATHENS - Government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou referred to the introduction of mandatory vaccination for everyone over the age of 60 in an interview with OPEN TV on Wednesday, stressing that Greece is one of the first European countries to take this step but that others will follow.

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Mitsotakis: Breaking the Stereotypes Regarding HIV Patients

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his meeting on Wednesday with representatives of the Hellenic Patients Association, announced the government's decision to legislate for the full integration of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral drugs in the e-prescription system.

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his meeting on Wednesday with representatives of the Hellenic Patients Association, announced the government's decision to legislate for the full integration of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral drugs in the e-prescription system.

Mitsotakis Says Has Asked Experts to Shorten Onterval for Booster Shot

ATHENS - Mandatory vaccination for those over 60 and a decision to extend the e-prescription system to include antiretroviral medication were the two topics on which Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused in Parliament on Wednesday, during the debate on a health ministry bill that also included the two measures.

ATHENS - Mandatory vaccination for those over 60 and a decision to extend the e-prescription system to include antiretroviral medication were the two topics on which Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused in Parliament on Wednesday, during the debate on a health ministry bill that also included the two measures.

Vaccine Mandate for Over-60s Submitted to Greek Parliament

ATHENS - The government on Wednesday tabled an amendment enacting the mandatory vaccination measures announced by the prime minister, attached to a health ministry bill scheduled to be voted on in parliament later the same day.

ATHENS - The government on Wednesday tabled an amendment enacting the mandatory vaccination measures announced by the prime minister, attached to a health ministry bill scheduled to be voted on in parliament later the same day.

Greece Has Both Eyes Anxiously On Bellicose Turkey Now

ATHENS - More provocations from Turkey, even belligerent talk renewing fears of a potential conflict in a dispute over the seas has Greek officials on edge and wondering what President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next move will be.

ATHENS - More provocations from Turkey, even belligerent talk renewing fears of a potential conflict in a dispute over the seas has Greek officials on edge and wondering what President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s next move will be.

Tsipras: New Measures Show Premier Is “A Saboteur of Vaccination”

ATHENS - The government "lacks planning and strategy, and is sloppy" in the way it manages the coronavirus pandemic, SYRIZA-Progessive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, during a meeting with the National Federation of Public Hospital Staff (POEDIN).

ATHENS - The government "lacks planning and strategy, and is sloppy" in the way it manages the coronavirus pandemic, SYRIZA-Progessive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, during a meeting with the National Federation of Public Hospital Staff (POEDIN).

Main Opposition Leader “Must Be Specific”, Oikonomou Says

ATHENS - Government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou, in response to a SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance announcement, on Tuesday urged the main opposition and its leader Alexis Tsipras to "be specific" about what measures they propose for dealing with the pandemic.

ATHENS - Government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou, in response to a SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance announcement, on Tuesday urged the main opposition and its leader Alexis Tsipras to "be specific" about what measures they propose for dealing with the pandemic.

Kikilias: Travellers Trust Greece as a Safe Destination

ATHENS - "Travellers trust Greece as a safe destination," Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Tuesday in an interview with Alpha 9.

ATHENS - "Travellers trust Greece as a safe destination," Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Tuesday in an interview with Alpha 9.

SYRIZA Harshly Criticises PM Following Announcement of the New Measures

ATHENS - Main opposition SYRIZA harshly criticised Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following the announcement of the new health measures against Covid on Tuesday.

ATHENS - Main opposition SYRIZA harshly criticised Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following the announcement of the new health measures against Covid on Tuesday.

Tsipras to Ηave Series of Meetings on the Pandemic

ATHENS - Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday began a series of meetings with institutions regarding the course of the pandemic and "its inadequate management by the government" as well as the "measures that must be taken even at this late stage to prevent both thousands of additional losses and another catastrophic lockdown.

ATHENS - Main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday began a series of meetings with institutions regarding the course of the pandemic and "its inadequate management by the government" as well as the "measures that must be taken even at this late stage to prevent both thousands of additional losses and another catastrophic lockdown.

Greece Remains Unhappy Over Spain Selling Arms to Turkey

ΑΤΗΕΝS - Spain’s insistence that selling weapons to Turkey doesn’t affect relations with Greece isn’t wearing well in Athens where Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis told the Spanish newspaper El Pais about the unhappiness over it.

ΑΤΗΕΝS - Spain’s insistence that selling weapons to Turkey doesn’t affect relations with Greece isn’t wearing well in Athens where Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis told the Spanish newspaper El Pais about the unhappiness over it.

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