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EU Decides to Cut Off Airline Links with Belarus

Dozens of airlines have decided to stop serving Minsk, after EU leaders said they would be imposing sanctions on Belarus over the forced landing of Ryanair flight FR 4978 out of Athens on Sunday.

Greece Wants Sanctions Against Belarus for Ryanair Incident

Greece is calling on the EU to take action against Belarus after the forced landing of a Ryanair passenger jet in Minsk on May 23 and the arrest of a dissident journalist.

Greece May Ease Cap on Russian Traveler Arrivals

Greek authorities are looking into the possibility of changing a Covid-19 aviation directive to allow more Russian visitors to enter Greece each week.

Greece Pledges Active Role in China’s 17+1 Initiative 

Cosco’s investment in the development of Piraeus port has paved the way for new collaborations between Greece and China, including the 17+1 Chinese Initiative.

Safe Travel, Covid-19 Certificate on Greece-Cyprus Agenda

Greece and Cyprus are looking into ways to simplify travel for Europeans wishing to visit both countries this summer.

Turkey Provokes EU with Varosha Actions, May Face Sanctions

Turkey may face sanctions if it does not stop all illegal activity in Varosha, Cyprus, EU lawmakers warn.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Agree to Deepen Ties Through Tourism

The Greek tourism minister and his Saudi Arabia counterpart discussed strengthening ties through tourism and investments as well as ways to address the Covid-19 crisis.

Cyprus Condemns Turkish Move to Reopen Varosha

Turkey said it would support a decision by the self-proclaimed Turkish-Cypriot government to reopen a section of the beach in the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus city of Varosha.

EU Urges Turkey to Stop Provocations or Face Sanctions

Τhe European Union said it could impose sanctions on Turkey if the country continues its "provocations and pressures" on Greece.

US Strengthens Ties with Greece After Pompeo Visit

The US and Greece have strengthened ties further after a two-day visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that focused on politics, economy and energy.

Turkey Threats Impacting Greek Tourism Amid Covid-19

Turkey’s threats against Greece, on top of a growing Covid-19 infection rate, is aggravating the possibility of a tourism sector recovery.

Greece and Egypt Enter Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement

Greece and Egypt have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the Exclusive Economic Zones in the Eastern Mediterranean between the two countries.

Greece – UAE Team Up for Tourism

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have announced a series of joint actions in tourism for the 2020-2022 period.

Greek Minister Sets Mid-July Date for UK Open Travel

Greece may be ready to welcome British travelers by mid-July, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during an interview on UK television.

Recovery – Unity Top Germany’s EU Council Presidency Agenda

Making the EU “strong again” will be Germany’s priority as it takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union Council.

Greece – Israel Ink Agriculture, Tourism and Cybersecurity Deals

Ties between Greece and Israel have been further reinforced with the signing of cooperation agreements in the fields of tourism, cybersecurity and agriculture.

Tourism Between Greece – Israel to Take Off in August

Tourism between Greece and Israel will resume on August 1, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu have confirmed.

Greece and Italy Ink Maritime Border Deal

Greece and Italy have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the exclusive economic zones of the two countries, allowing them to explore and exploit hydrocarbon resources in the area.

Greek PM’s White House Visit Sign of Stronger Ties with US

Bilateral ties and promoting regional peace and security topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump.

Greece and Poland Strengthen Tourism, Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations with Poland, Greece was the honored country in the Polish Industrial Heritage and Underground Tourism Fair.