European Commission Spokesperson: Hagia Sophia Is a Symbol of Tolerance, Dialogue

ATHENS — European Commission Chief Spokesperson Eric Mamer on Monday underlined that the Hagia Sophia Byzantine cathedral in Istanbul is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in reference to its potential re-conversion to a mosque from its current museum status, pending a decision by a Turkish court.

Therefore "we need to look at it from this perspective," he added and stressed that "Hagia Sophia is a symbol of tolerance, dialogue and we must not fuel any disagreement between religions."


ATHENS – The major opposition SYRIZA's constant attacks on New Democracy ahead of the mid-2023 elections isn't paying off, with a survey showing the Conservatives having an 8.

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After Amazon, Google’s First Cloud Region Coming to Greece

ATHENS - Despite having a costly Internet that’s the slowest in the European Union, Greece is continuing to attract high-tech giants, with Alphabet’s Google planning to create its first cloud region in the country.

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