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Athens says “no” to legislation of fresh austerity measures

By   /  17/01/2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Athens says “no” to legislation of fresh austerity measures

The Greek government will never accept the legislation of new measures, spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said during a press briefing on Tuesday. The statement follows reports suggesting Athens is preparing to make concessions to creditors in order to wrap up the review of its bailout program. Officials, however, are adamant that the Tsipras administration is not […]

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Himara triggers fresh debates in the relations between Albania and Greece

By   /  01/11/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Himara triggers fresh debates in the relations between Albania and Greece

The Albanian PM says that Albanians have given a great contribution for Athens’  extraordinary history. He talks about Himara: “If Himara experienced a healthy cohabitation with people from the Greek archipelagos and Greek language as the “lingua franca” of the Orient, this doesn’t mean that it is a Greek region” Tirana, 1 November 2016/Independent Balkan […]

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Obama to visit Greece?

By   /  19/10/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Obama to visit Greece?

The story that Barack Obama will visit Greece on the 14th – 15th November, a week after the presidential elections, is in every Greek media. The visit will be on the sidelines of a farewell trip, according to most Greek media. Of course most reports didn’t just leave it at that. The reports went even […]

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Athens Declaration of the 1st Mediterranean EU countries’ Summit

By   /  09/09/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Athens Declaration of the 1st Mediterranean EU countries’ Summit

Athens, September 9, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris We, the Heads of State and Government of the Republic of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, have gathered in Athens, with the aim of enhancing our cooperation and to contribute to the dialogue on the future of the EU. We underline […]

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Ahmeti and ministers visit Athens, Foreign Ministry: political visits

By   /  06/01/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Ahmeti and ministers visit Athens, Foreign Ministry: political visits

Skopje, 6 January 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti A delegation of the party in power, BDI (Democratic Union for Integration) will hold a visit to Athens on 8 January. According to this party, BDI delegation will be led by the leader of the party, Ali Ahmeti, accompanied by the two deputy prime ministers, […]

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Albanian PM comments the problems in the relations with Greece

By   /  28/05/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Albanian PM comments the problems in the relations with Greece

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama talks for the first time about the alienation of relations with Greece. Mr. Rama comments the acute problems which are being accumulated between the two countries and he doesn’t spare his criticism and strong messages against Athens. Athens reacts: Albania’s political leadership is lapsing in deeds and words Tirana, 28 […]

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Tension between Tirana and Athens mounts

By   /  18/05/2015  /  AL Energy, Albania, Energy, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Tension between Tirana and Athens mounts

Greek Foreign Minister will not participate in the SEECP pan-Balkan conference which is chaired by Albania Tirana, 18 May 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Edison Kurani Relations between Tirana and Athens seem to be aggravated at the present, because the maritime pact is not being given the green light. Unofficial sources say that the Albanian […]

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Tension in relations between Albania and Greece due to oil searches in the Ionian sea

By   /  11/05/2015  /  AL Politics, Albania, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tension in relations between Albania and Greece due to oil searches in the Ionian sea

Tirana, 11 May 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency Diplomatic tension between Greece and Albania due to searches for oil in the Ionian sea, in circumstances when water borders between the two countries have not yet been defined. Greek Foreign Ministry issued a note of protest against Tirana, where it expresses its concern about what it […]

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It’s hard to solve the name dispute without Washington’s intervention, says BDI leader

By   /  07/01/2015  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on It’s hard to solve the name dispute without Washington’s intervention, says BDI leader

Skopje, January 7, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Leader of the Albanian party in power BDI (Democratic Union for Integration), Ali Ahmeti has said that without Washington’s intervention, it’s hard to find a solution about the name dispute with Greece. Ahmeti said this following the meeting that he had with the US ambassador […]

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There’s no progress in the name contest, reactions and comments in FYROM

By   /  13/11/2014  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on There’s no progress in the name contest, reactions and comments in FYROM

IBNA Special Report Skopje, November 13, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti On Wednesday, a fresh round of talks for the solution of the name contest between Skopje and Athens was held in New York, but without any results. UN’s envoy, Mathew Nimetz, declared that there’s no progress or harmonization of the positioning of […]

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