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Bakoyannis at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis visited Lithuania on June 30, on the occasion of the 18the annual session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.   Speaking before the Assembly, Bakoyannis focused on three issues: the need to take the OSCE forward in the economic and environmental dimension; the objective of building lasting stability and security in Georgia; the process of launching a new high-level dialogue on European security.  In Lithuania, Bakoyannis also held bilateral talks with the political leadership of the country (photo), who expressed support for the “Corfu Process” launched last weekend. The minister will visit two of the OSCE’s most important missions in Baku and Yerevan today.


Greece Wins Euro U-18

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The Greek Under-18 basketball team won the European Championship on August 3, after beating Lithuania 57 – 50 in the final. The Greek team landed the trophy after scoring eight wins in eight games in Pyrgos and Amaliada, western Peloponese. This is the first time Greece wins this cup. U18 European Championship Men 2008: Making History: Greece First Time Champions; Kathmerini daily: Greece takes Euro U-18