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Mitsotakis tells Merkel that ‘West’s calm often encourages Turkey’s arbitrary action’
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Mitsotakis tells Merkel that ‘West’s calm often encourages Turkey’s arbitrary action’

The PM declared that the chancellor has been a voice of logic and though sometimes measures imposed on Greece were unjust, she took decisive decisions at critical moments. He said that in 2015 she rejected Greece’s ostracism from the EU.

Merkel’s last visit to Athens ends long, often tumultuous relationship on a high note
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Merkel’s last visit to Athens ends long, often tumultuous relationship on a high note

In a statement issued prior to Merkel’s arrival, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said that the German government’s steadfast view is that [Greek-Turkish] problems can be resolved 'only with dialogue and in a spirit of mutual respect'.

Editorial Ta Nea: Merkel’s departure
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Editorial Ta Nea: Merkel’s departure

Merkel is leaving power without triumphant declarations and without self-delusion. When asked which was the toughest moment in her tenure she replied earnestly “when I demanded so much of the Greeks”. Asked what she would like future history books to say about her, the response was “that I tried”.

Η Γερμανία γυρίζει σελίδα – Πώς αποτιμούν οι πολίτες την 16χρονη διακυβέρνηση από την Άγγελα Μέρκελ
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«Αντίο μανούλα» - Η Γερμανία αποχαιρετά την... αιώνια καγκελάριό της Άγγελα Μέρκελ

Και μόνο το γεγονός ότι τις τελευταίες εβδομάδες έχουν γραφτεί εκατομμύρια λέξεις για την Άγγελα Μέρκελ, αμέτρητα αφιερώματα, απολογισμοί, κριτικές και εγκώμια στον παγκόσμιο Τύπο, αρκεί για να καταδείξει τη σημασία της — όχι μόνο για τη Γερμανία, αλλά και για την Ευρώπη και όλο τον κόσμο

Εκλογές στη Γερμανία – Η Μέρκελ κάλεσε τους Γερμανούς να ψηφίσουν τον Λάσετ για το «μέλλον» της χώρας
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Η Μέρκελ κάλεσε τους Γερμανούς να ψηφίσουν τον Λάσετ για το «μέλλον» της χώρας

«Ο κόσμος αλλάζει πολύ γρήγορα και συνεπώς, ο Άρμιν Λάσετ έχει ακόμη πολλή δουλειά να κάνει ως ομοσπονδιακός καγκελάριος», είπε η Μέρκελ.

Editorial: Ta Nea: Turning a page
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Editorial: Ta Nea: Turning a page

Germany will not be able to effectively put the brakes on reforms being pushed by French President Emmanuel Macron and at the same time it will not be able to exert a drastic influence on the frugal countries of the European North.

Editorial: The price of imprudent politics
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Editorial: The price of imprudent politics

The main issue as regards Angela Merkel's admission is Greece’s stance – how we reached over the years the point of being governed by imposed economic prescriptions and measures, often due to our own imprudent policies.

Editorial To Vima: Germany calls Hungary, Poland to order
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Editorial To Vima: Germany calls Hungary, Poland to order

Angela Merkel was determined to remove the obstacles created by Budapest and Warsaw as she considers the Recovery Fund to be a significant part of her political legacy.

Editorial Ta Nea: Merkel’s disappointment
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Editorial Ta Nea: Merkel’s disappointment

It is evident that the German chancellor has no doubt that Ankara bears the main if not exclusive responsibility for the impasse in efforts to launch a Greek-Turkish dialogue.

Editorial To Vima: We must prepared for everything with Turkey!
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Editorial To Vima: We must prepared for everything with Turkey!

In light of Turkey’s erratic and dangerous policies and the policy of appeasement on the part of strong powers there is no room for complacency.

Editorial Ta Nea: Time
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Editorial Ta Nea: Time

The EU summit on 23 April should demonstrate that not only has Europe learned from the mistakes of the past but also that the Union knows how to act swiftly.

Marshaling German history Merkel rallies nation in battle against Coronavirus
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Marshaling German history Merkel rallies nation in battle against Coronavirus

Her government has advised the country’s 16 regions to shut schools and daycare facilities until the end of the Easter holiday. Shops, except for grocery stores, bakeries, pharmacies banks and other essential businesses have been shut.

Editorial To Vima: Angela Merkel’s resounding message and Greece
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Editorial To Vima: Angela Merkel’s resounding message and Greece

Merkel said the EU must play a more active role internationally, develop its defence and security capabilities, play a leading role in combating climate change, and shape policies to combat racism .

Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis gained from Merkel
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Editorial To Vima: What Mitsotakis gained from Merkel

Regarding the migration-refugee issue that has bedeviled Greece the two leaders expressed agreement on the way to handle it.

Mitsotakis briefs Merkel on government programme, discusses green development
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Mitsotakis briefs Merkel on government programme, discusses green development

'We are examining with Germany a green development plan which we will present to the chancellor in December,’ the PM underlined.

Editorial Ta Nea: Leaps
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Editorial Ta Nea: Leaps

Judging by the political programme that PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tabled in Parliament it appears that the overarching aim of the government is to produce as soon as possible palpable results for society.

Editorial Ta Nea: Irresponsibility
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Editorial Ta Nea: Irresponsibility

He suddenly discovered extreme, conservative circles in Brussels and in the old regime in Greece which allegedly dream of a return to austerity and bailout memorandums.

The IMF’s admission of tragic errors in Greek bailout, the EU’s indifference
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The IMF’s admission of tragic errors in Greek bailout, the EU’s indifference

In the framework of an evaluation of the bailout programmes that were implemented between 2008 and 2017, the Executive Board of the Fund has in many instances pinpointed important miscalculations and omissions.

Parliament votes to pursue German WWII reparations, Nazi occupation loan
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Parliament votes to pursue German WWII reparations, Nazi occupation loan

The resolution garnered sweeping multi-party support with the exception of extreme right Golden Dawn and the KKE Greek Communist Party

Mitsotakis says he will fight in EU for proper enforcement of Prespa Accord
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Mitsotakis says he will fight in EU for proper enforcement of Prespa Accord

The conservative leader said that if he is elected PM he will refuse to interpret Article 2 of the agreement as signaling that Greece must consent to Skopje’s EU admission.

Merkel stresses German interest in Greek growth with business figures
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Merkel stresses German interest in Greek growth with business figures

Merkel said that in public administration there has not been sufficient progress, despite the fact that more generally there has been progress on the reform front.

Merkel, Mitsotakis agree to disagree on Prespa Accord ratification
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Merkel, Mitsotakis agree to disagree on Prespa Accord ratification

The talks also touched on tax cuts that ND has proposed, attracting investment, and continuing on the path of structural reforms.

Editorial Ta Nea: Cycles
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Editorial Ta Nea: Cycles

The party of the prime minister, SYRIZA, was among the political forces that exploited the indignation citizens and indeed fueled it.

Editorial To Vima: Merkel, Tsipras and us
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Editorial To Vima: Merkel, Tsipras and us

The German Chancellor and other European partners do not want to have to tackle a Greek question again.

Merkel ‘grateful’ to Tsipras on FYROM, sees economic progress, challenges
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Merkel ‘grateful’ to Tsipras on FYROM, sees economic progress, challenges

'I am grateful to Alexis Tsipras for working with [FYROM PM] Zoran Zaev for a solution to the naming issue,' Merkel said

Merkel in Athens to urge passing of Prespa Accord in Skopje, Athens
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Merkel in Athens to urge passing of Prespa Accord in Skopje, Athens

The visit comes on the eve of a crucial final vote in the Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on the constitutional amendments required by the Greece-FYROM agreement.

Editorial Ta Nea: Adventurism
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Editorial Ta Nea: Adventurism

It appears that Tsipras' political reversals – or kolotoumba as the international press called it, borrowing the original Greek) are the basic characteristics of the SYRIZA leader’s political path.

Editorial Ta Nea: End of an era?
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Editorial Ta Nea: End of an era?

The Bavarian elections may signal the beginning of the end, and not just for a politician. When we are speaking about a Chancellor who has been in power since 2005, it would most certainly be the end of an era. It would have an impact beyond Germany.

Bundesbank chief visits Athens to be briefed on reforms
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Bundesbank chief visits Athens to be briefed on reforms

'Over the past few years, people in Germany, myself included, have sympathised deeply as Greece has fought to repair its economy,' Weidmann said.

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