x

Politics

Mitsotakis Speaks with UK Counterpart Boris Johnson

October 20, 2020

ATHENS — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke by phone with United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson on Tuesday, and discussed among others bilateral issues, Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic.

Mitsotakis briefed the British prime minister on "the problems Turkey's behavior creates in the Eastern Mediterranean, and reiterated Greece's willingness to resolve the maritime zone delineation issue through diplomatic channels," government sources said.

They also mentioned the Cyprus issue following recent elections in the Turkish Cypriot community, and the prospects of a resolution that would benefit both sides.

Bilateral relations should also be strenghtened, they noted, while also mentioned was Britain's participation in celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence outbreak in 1821.

 

RELATED

For the first time, Greek voters in the homeland and the Diaspora will be able to participate in elections for the European Parliament for the first time on June 9.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese Killed in Building Collapse in Spain’s Mallorca Island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca.

NEW YORK – The New York Times has reported that “an aide to Mayor Eric Adams who served as his longtime liaison to the Turkish community has turned against him and is cooperating with the corruption investigation into Mr.

BOSTON – Crowds flocked to the Greek Festival of the St.

The news about air travel lately hasn't been pleasant.

Beyond the issues in Crete and our own in America, as we wrote in our ‘Analysis’ in last week’s edition, Patriarch Bartholomew has unfortunately ensnared himself in problems with the majority of local Orthodox Churches worldwide, with few exceptions such as those of Greece, Alexandria, and Cyprus, due to the granting of Autocephaly to Ukraine, which has proven to be ill-timed and ill-suited.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.