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Saturday, December 4, 2021

In Athens at the end of October, A. Merkel

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Municipality of Athens: 14 new electronic services available to citizens

The total number of digital services of the Municipality of Athens now stands at 118 after the addition of 14 new ones, which are available as of today ...

Start School of Business in Serafio-Free digital education in 45 companies in Athens

A total of 45 small and medium enterprises operating within the borders of the Municipality of Athens have the opportunity to participate for free in the Start School of Business, ...

The face of the University changes with plane trees and marbles

The planters, the benches and the palm trees on Panepistimiou Street will be a thing of the past in a few days as the Municipal Council "turned on" the green light ...

In Pagrati the first public Japanese Garden in Greece

The Municipality of Athens created the first public Japanese Garden in Greece in the Nereid Park in Pagrati, just behind the building of the National Gallery ....

The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

Athens acquires another upgraded green space, this time in Patissia. Expanding the network of "pocket" parks in the neighborhoods of the capital, the Municipality ...

Our country will be visited for the last time as Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, who accepted the invitation of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

The date of the visit has not been announced yet, however all the information wants Mrs. Merkel to be in Athens at the end of October.

According to the same information, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had invited the Chancellor to a meeting he had with her on the sidelines of the recent EU Summit in Slovenia.

The chancellor, who in December hands over the reins after 16 years at the helm of Europe's largest economy, is making her farewell tour. It is recalled that yesterday he visited Istanbul where he had a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Merkel's recent visits to Athens 

Angela Merkel's last visit to Athens was his January of 2019, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. While all Greek-German contacts until now concerned the economic crisis, this time the priority was the nomenclature of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Merkel had twice visited Greece under Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, under completely different circumstances.

The first was October of 2012 and the second him April 2014, on a "lightning" visit that lasted about 6 hours…

In both cases, Greece had not yet withdrawn from the memorandum, SYRIZA was at the forefront of the demonstrations against the chancellor, while Karolos Papoulias was the president of the Republic.

 

 

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IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Gathering of federations for the disabled

The coordinating committee for the struggle of the disabled and the united association of parents and guardians for the disabled of Attica hold a rally in Korai Square and a torchlight procession to the parliament. THE...

Meeting of K. Bakoyannis - V. Kikilia for the promotion of tourism in Athens

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Specialized routes of cultural and tourist interest in Athens for people with disabilities were mapped

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Commemoration event for the Genocides of human history

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Episodic pursuit in Menidi with shooting and three arrests

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