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Migration Minister: We will not let our islands experience what they have experienced since 2015

"Turkey allowed, in violation of its obligations, according to the 2016 joint statement, a boat with thirteen people to start from Turkish territorial waters. It did not rescue the passengers in the Turkish territorial waters and the Greek Coast Guard, which puts the protection of human life first, was forced to enter Turkish territorial waters in order to rescue ten people and, unfortunately, according to the information, three more people are still missing in Turkish territorial waters. Until I came to the Parliament, I was not informed that Turkey has responded to this incident," Minister of Migration and Asylum Notis Mitarachi said on Friday in parliament.

Greece's letter to UN: Turkish unilateral accusations about militarization of islands completely unfounded

Greece's Permanent Representative to the UN has sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General underlining that Turkey’s unilateral accusations about a militarization of Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean islands and the connection of this to Greek sovereignty, are completely unfounded, unsupported, as well as legally and historically incorrect, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday.

Xenia Kythnos and the Thermal Springs passes to Israeli interests

The historic Xenia hotel of Kythnos as well as the two thermal springs has passed into the hands of the Israeli businessman Avraham Ravid,  based on the results of the tender through the electronic e-Auction platform of the Public Tender organized last Friday, by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund S.A. (HRADF) in collaboration with the Hellenic Public Properties Company (HPPC).

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