EU's temporary framework for state aid in response to Covid-19 outbreakLegal
The COVID-19 -novel- coronavirus outbreak is testing public health systems, national responses to an economic slowdown and potential recession as well as government’s and European Union institutions’ overall capacity to respond to a crisis of this magnitude.
Mitsotakis urges EU to act after European Council stalematePoliticsGreek Politics
As expected, Thursday’s European Council did not lead to a decision on further extraordinary measures to support Europe’s struggling economies, leading to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis taking to social media to express his reaction.
PM joins forces with some eurozone partners to lobby for "corona-bond"PoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and eight other European leaders wrote a letter to European Council president Charles Michel on Wednesday, ahead of Thursday’s teleconference, arguing for a coordinated eurozone-level response to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on member-states’ economies.
Athens looks an as EU prepares to clear path for North Macedonia, Albania accession talksPoliticsForeign Policy
The European Union is set to agree on Tuesday, during a video conference of foreign and EU affairs ministers, for North Macedonia and Albania to begin their long-awaited accession talks.
Turkey closes borders, Greece keeps up pressurePoliticsForeign Policy
Ankara decided on Wednesday to close its borders with Greece and Bulgaria in an attempt to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
PM briefs EU leaders on migration stance as Turkey tries to pin blame on GreecePoliticsForeign Policy
Greece is concerned about Ankara's tactic to distinguish Greece from the rest of the European Union on the refugee issue.
Forum showcases closer Greek-German trade relations, with diplomatic overtonesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was in Berlin on Monday as part of a scheduled visit to showcase investment opportunities in Greece, which gained additional diplomatic overtones in light of European efforts to address the crisis on the Greek-Turkish border.
Regulatory and legal challenges from the increased penetration of LNGLegal
The route to a successful energy transition requires developing strategies that aim towards the optimization and cost-effective use of energy resources and infrastructure.
Mitsotakis heads to Berlin as Athens looks for more EU support on migrationPoliticsForeign Policy
The Greek government is planning its next steps regarding the migration crisis and is seeking tangible assistance from the European Union.
Athens sees diplomatic progress and obstacles on migrationPoliticsForeign Policy
The high-level visit of the three European Union presidents to the Greek-Turkish border on Tuesday amid tensions in the area pleased Athens.