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Varoufakis Expresses Reservations over Impact of EU Aid on Greek Economy

ATHENS – The secretary of opposition MERA25 party, Yanis Varoufakis, on Wednesday expressed strong doubts that a 500-billion-euro aid package announced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to support Europe's recovery will have a beneficial impact on the Greek economy.

In reply to a question about whether the decision will result in help from the EU, Varoufakis expressed his certainty that even if the Merkel-Macron proposal is implemented, a fifth austerity programme for Greece will not be averted.

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NEW YORK – The Greek government's intention to further Greek education in America in a more coordinated manner was expressed by the Minister of Education Niki Kerameus during her visit to New York representing Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at special UN sessions on education.

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

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Mitsotakis at UN Calls on Turkey to Scale Down Rhetoric

UNITED NATIONS – The European Union's response to authoritarianism and a threat to democracy, Turkey's escalating aggression, and the threat of climate change were the focus of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' brief address to the 77th United Nations General Assembly on Friday night (Athens time).

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