The first direct flight from Skopje to Athens took place on Thursday (1 November) after a 15-year “air embargo” in a sign that the two countries are determined to turn a new page in Balkan politics, after being locked in a diplomatic dispute over Skopje's official name.
Athens’ decision to claim the European Medicine Agency's relocation from London sends a message that medicine is “not just a commodity but a social good”, Greece’s Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georgios Katrougalos, told EURACTIV.com.
The criteria regarding the relocation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London after the Brexit vote should not be political, Danish and Greek officials told Euractiv.com on Monday (20 February).
The Greek government stressed that it will not sacrifice workers’ rights, even if offered a reduction in public debt, when Athens and its international creditors meet for sensitive talks on labour reform next week. EURACTIV Spain reports.