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Στην Αθήνα Χριστούγεννα και Πρωτοχρονιά…

Τελευταία εβδομάδα του 2007 αυτή που διανύουμε και καλό θα ήταν να υποδεχτούμε το νέο χρόνο με καλές και ποιοτικές εξόδους. Όσοι από εσάς θα βρίσκεστε στην Αθήνα αυτή την εορταστική περίοδο μην απογοητεύεστε. Σίγουρα υπάρχουν αρκετά πράγματα να κάνετε και να δείτε στην πόλη εάν αποφασίσετε να κλείσετε την τηλεόρασή σας επιτέλους και να βγείτε έξω. Η Αθήνα είναι όμορφη αυτές τις μέρες και πολλά πράγματα συμβαίνουν γύρω σας. Διαλέξτε τι σας αρέσει και ξεκινήστε. Το GCmag διάλεξε για την εβδομάδα αυτή 16 προτάσεις για την έξοδό σας. Δεν μπορεί… κάποια από αυτές θα σας δελεάσει… Όχι; Ε, τότε μπείτε στο GoCulture.gr για περισσότερα…

Karamanlis, Putin focus on energy relations

Expanding energy cooperation between Russia and Greece dominated talks hon Monday between visiting Moscou Greek Premier Costas Karamanlis and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as the two leaders’ meeting also reportedly touched on the thorny Kosovo issue.
In statements after the more than one-hour meeting, both leaders said the expansion of already burgeoning energy cooperation between the two countries substantially benefits Europe’s energy sufficiency and security, with particular mention to a finalised three-nation pact (Russia, Bulgaria and Greece) to construct the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and proposals for the “Southstream” natgas pipeline linking Russian gas reserves with SE Europe.

AS THE YEAR PASSES BY

December has been a very busy month for Greece’s foreign policy focused mainly on EU, Western Balkans, the Middle East, immigration and energy matters.

Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis has participated in the EU-Africa Summit (December 8-9), where climate change and illegal migration were, inter alia, addressed. As regards the latter issue, which constitutes a rising challenge for both Greece and the EU, the Premier noted that “Europe and Africa should align themselves against all forms of illegal activities linked to illegal immigration and human-trafficking in a spirit of shared responsibility.” Continue reading

PM Karamanlis tours New Acropolis Museum

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Prime minister Costas Karamanlis, who leaves later in the day for a three-day state visit to Moscow, visited the New Acropolis Museum on Monday morning, “The New Acropolis Museum, above all, reminds us of the duty to reunify the Parthenon Marbles, this lofty monument of the World Cultural Heritage, and in a resounding manner,” Karamanlis said during a tour of the new museum, as a massive operation to transfer the antiquities from the outdated museum on the Acropolis Hill to the new venue was nearing its completion.“The construction and operation of the New Acropolis Museum vitiates the the final argument of those who refuse the fulfillment of this just demand,” Karamanlis stressed, in a reference to the British Museum.

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