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Greek PM Receives Special UN Migration Envoy Peter Sutherland

The course of the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement and the European Migration and Asylum policy dominated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' meeting with UN Special...

Commission: April 4 Target for Start of 1:1 Resettlement Scheme from Turkey Remains

The April 4 target for the start of a 1:1 resettlement scheme of refugees from Turkey remains, European Commission spokesperson for migration issues Natasha...

Germany’s and France’s Leaders Reaffirm Their Commitment to Schengen Treaty

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Paris today, just three days ahead of a planned EU-Turkey summit on migration. Speaking...

Greece’s ‘Eviction’ from Schengen Wasn’t Discussed, Commissioner Avramopoulos Says

The issue of 'evicting' any member-state from the Schengen area was neither raised nor discussed, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos...

Greece Among Countries With Most Citizens Living Overseas

OECD ranked its country members based on the number of people living overseas. Ireland came first, with the highest number of citizens living in...

Greek Alt. FM Xydakis Starts European Tour to Brief Counterparts on Refugee Crisis

Greek Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs Nikos Xydakis, will visit three European capitals in the coming days to meet with his counterparts and...

Greek Alternate Min for Migration: The Results from a Very Difficult Negotiation were Positive

"We came back from a very difficult negotiation and we consider that we have had positive results," Greek Alternate Minister for Migration Yiannis Mouzalas...

Europe Needs Its Own Coast Guard, ND Leader Tells EPP Conference in Madrid

Greece 's main opposition leader Vangelis Meimarakis, the temporary head of New Democracy called for the foundation of a European coast guard to patrol...

Greek PM Thanou: ‘We Continue to Implement Measures on Migration’

"Our government has continued the implementation of the measures on migration, which had been initiated by previous governments," Greek caretaker Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou said...

EU Commission to Tackle Refugee Issue in Greece

European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans and European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos visited Kos on Friday to be briefed on the volatile situation...

EU’s Timmermans, Avramopoulos in Athens on Thursday to Discuss Refugee Process Center in Piraeus

The Vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans and Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos will be in Greece for a...

Greek President Asks for EU Summit on Refugees and Migration

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed on Wednesday the need for an EU Summit for the migration issue during his meeting with "To Potami"...

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