PM Mitsotakis calls on Turkey to scale down rhetoric, 'move forward in a spirit of mutual respect'
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).
Vaccination platform for second booster against Covid opens for those aged 30-59 on Monday
The platform for booking vaccinations against Covid-19 opened on Monday June 27, with the 2nd booster shot (4th dose) for citizens over 30 years. Citizens have already started to enter the relevant application on gov.gr for their appointment.
Bank of Greece governor calls for reform of Stability and Growth Pact
The time is ripe for a reform of the Stability and Growth Pact, Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras told the 22nd Rencontres Economiques held in Aix-en-Provence in France. The Greek central banker recommended that the Recovery and Resilience Facility should be transformed into a permanent mechanism linking fiscal policy at the heart of the Eurozone with new rules in order to avoid the moral hazanrd of relaxing fiscal stability on a national level.