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Greece has reached the 4-million-vaccinations mark, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Wednesday, stressing that the country’s “wall of immunity is strengthened” with every passing day.


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Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis presented the main points of the government’s plan for Friday’s reopening to tourism at an event in the seaside Attica resort of Sounio for the launch of the Greek National Tourism Organization’s new advertising campaign.


A coordinator from the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) is seen at the Attica port of Lavrio for the launch of a similar mission by Symplefsi in May last year. [InTime News]
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A fleet of 11 inflatables carrying volunteers and medical staff of the Symplefsi NGO departed on Thursday from the port of Lavrio in Attica to nine small islands in the Aegean Sea to provide medical services to local communities.

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As measures begin to ease and life starts gradually returning to relative normality, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that some restrictions will remain and safety protocols must be adhered to until Greece “completes its wall of immunity.”

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Reports from Ankara suggest that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu plans to visit Athens in the last days of May, reciprocating last month’s visit to Turkey by his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias.




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A public hospital doctor in Attica was arrested for demanding a bribe from a pregnant woman to offer treatment, Greek Police (ELAS) said on Thursday.


Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks to his Serbian counterpart, Ana Brnabic, as he welcomes her at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, May 13, 2021. [Louiza Vradi/Reuters]
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Greek-Serbian bilateral issues, tourism, and the prospect of further expanding cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the economy, with emphasis on energy and interconnectivity, as well as support of Serbia’s efforts to join the European Union were the main topics of discussion in a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Serbian counterpart Ana Brnabic in Athens on Thursday.

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An online platform that provides Greek nationals living in the country or abroad with access to consular services through video call is expanding to include another 21 Greek embassies and consulates in 15 countries, the foreign and digital governance ministries announced on Thursday in a joint press release.


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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias expressed his best wishes to Muslims in Greece and around the world for Eid al-Fitr, which celebrates the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan, and will be marked from 12 to 13 May this year.


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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will meet with Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov on Thursday, who is visiting Athens to participate in the ongoing Delphi Economic Forum VΙ at Zappeion Hall.