Nikolaos Koutsimpogiorgos

EU Elections 2019 12-04-2019

EU country briefing: Cyprus

The following article is a part of a series of brief country profiles for the EU-28 ahead of the European elections in May. Cyprus joined the EU during its big enlargement round of 2004, as the only EU member state with part...
EU Elections 2019 27-03-2019

EU country briefing: Greece

Greece was the first southeast European country that joined the EU (then EEC) in 1981, and the poorest one to have joined by then. While the European Commission suggested a ten-year pre-accession period at the time, other member states overruled it for geopolitical reasons.
Enlargement 21-01-2019

Tsipras kills three birds with one stone with North Macedonia deal

With the North Macedonia name change deal recently reached between Athens and Skopje, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has achieved more than improving his international image, by putting pressure on his domestic opponents, writes Nikolaos Koutsimpogiorgos.

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