The Turkey-Libya memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to maritime zones “cannot as a legal matter affect the rights or obligations of third states” such as Greece, a US energy official said on Tuesday during a virtual roundtable discussion on the Eastern Mediterranean and the trilateral partnership between Greece, Cyprus and Israel.
Microsoft will create a robotic process automation (RPA) development center in Athens, spokesman Charles Lamanna said last week in a teleconference with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following the information technology giant’s recent acquisition of Greek-owned software company Softomotive.
Ride-hailing company Beat has asked the Competition Commission for its opinion on the previous government’s ban on companies of its type, as it says the provisions of the law brought by former transport minister Christos Spirtzis exclusively concern the activities of Beat given the departure of Uber from Greece.
The government is seeking to ride the new momentum created by the health crisis in Europe, at the expense of the once unique recipe of austerity, while the first-quarter fiscal data compiled by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) indicated an annual deterioration of 1.3 billion euros.
The various channels of liquidity that central banks the world over are offering to markets have boosted prices on the majority of international bourses.
Greece has short-listed six investors in the sale of its state-controlled gas distribution network DEPA Infrastructure, the country’s privatization agency said on Tuesday.
Greece’s biggest power utility Public Power Corporation (PPC) made a core profit in the first quarter of the year, helped by a drop in energy costs due to worldwide coronavirus lockdowns, it said on Tuesday.
The government decision to allow the opening of hotels that operate throughout the year is proving a dead letter for now, as the majority are not going to open before early July, with few exceptions.
The US embassy in Athens will not be hosting its annual Independence Day celebration in July, in line with Greek regulations enacted to counter the spread of Covid-19, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on Tuesday.
Greek and US military aircraft recently welcomed North Macedonia’s accession to the NATO alliance, flying in the Balkan country’s airspace.