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Bureaucratic Obstacles Make Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad a Meaningless Gesture

Greek political parties seemingly reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the parameters of proposed legislation which will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country...

Agreement Reached on Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad; Postal Vote Shelved

Political parties reached a consensus on Tuesday on a draft of new legislation that will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country of...

Government Proposal for Greek Expat Vote Raises Hope for Unanimous Support

The Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos sent a letter on Friday to all Parliamentary parties explaining the basic elements of the draft...

Greek Government Creates Bipartisan Committee Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greece's Ministry of the Interior will soon establish a bipartisan committee to discuss the technicalities of the bill which aims to grant suffrage rights...

Hopes for Compromise as Party Leaders Meet With PM Mitsotakis on Diaspora Vote

The series of meetings held by PM Mitsotakis with parliamentary party leaders concluded late in the afternoon on Friday, raising hopes that there could...

Government, Opposition Clash Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis described on Thursday a proposal submitted by main opposition party SYRIZA on the ability of diaspora Greeks to vote in...

Bill Granting Voting Rights to Greeks Living Abroad Ready By October

Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos announced on Monday that the government's bill which grants Greek citizens who live abroad the right to vote...

US Ambassador, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Meet to Strengthen Ties

US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Expatriate Greeks Antonis Diamataris met on Tuesday to discuss the strategic importance...

Greek Language Center Uses Scrabble to Promote Greek Around the World

The organization called the Center for the Greek Language (KEΓ) and the Greek Scrabble Union agreed recently to join forces and introduce the world-famous...

PM Tsipras Afraid of Greek Diaspora Vote, Says Opposition

The main opposition New Democracy (ND) party accused Prime Minister Alexis Τsipras on Tuesday of treating the Diaspora as second-class Greeks after he revealed...

Most Greeks Living Abroad Would Like To Return Home

Nearly six out of ten Greeks who live and work abroad wish to return to Greece, according to a survey presented on Monday by...

Delphi Forum Considers How the Diaspora Can Assist Greece

Prominent Greeks of the diaspora gathered at the Fourth Annual Delphi Economic Forum  on Friday to discuss how they can be of further assistance to...

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