FM Dendias in Israel on Thursday; to Meet with Netanyahu and Ashkenazi

JERUSALEM– The strong ties between Greece and Israel and the continuously enhancing strategic partnership relation, were reaffirmed at Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias meeting with his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi in Jerusalem on Thursday. "Welcome to Israel my good friend, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs @NikosDendias.

It is always a great honor to host you here in Jerusalem", posted Ashkenazi on his twitter account.Broad discussions between the Greek and Israeli delegations were held after the end of Ashkenazi-Dendias meeting, during which was discussed the strengthening of the bilateral cooperation, the developments in the eastern Mediterranean, the escalating Turkish provocativeness as well as the two countries' cooperation in the context of the 3+1 (Greece, Cyprus, Israel and USA).Dendias will conclude his visit to Israel after his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


ATHENS - Greece’s Culture Ministry reversed a decision to take a donation from a private foundation that was tied to a gang rape allegation at a New Year’s Eve party in the country’s second-largest city and major port Thessaloniki.

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OCEAN, NJ – Rafaella Lambrinos, whose family is from Karpathos originally, spoke with The National Herald about the Adopt a Yiayia and Pappou program she founded at St George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean, NJ, which connects youth and seniors from her church community through weekly phone conversations.


NEW YORK – Greek-American Trevor Zegras, forward for the Anaheim Ducks is set to play in his first NHL game in New York City against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 15, 7 PM.

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WASHINGTON, DC – AHEPA deeply mourns the passing of Past Supreme President and co-founder of AHEPA National Housing Corporation (ANHC) Nick Smyrnis.


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