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Athens News Agency: News in English, 10-09-25

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] French warship in Thessaloniki for commemoration of breakthrough on WWI Macedonian Front
  • [02] DM meets with Serbian counterpart in Thessaloniki
  • [03] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] French warship in Thessaloniki for commemoration of breakthrough on WWI Macedonian Front

    he French frigate "Surcouf" arrived off the northern port of Thessaloniki on Saturday to participated in events commemorating the breakthrough of Entente forces on the WWI-era Macedonian Front -- Sept. 15, 1918.

    A ceremony was held at the Allied cemetery, better known as Zejtinlik, which was attended by foreign and local officials.

    According to the French consulate in Thessaloniki, the frigate's visit is held within the framework of excellent French-Greek military ties, particularly naval cooperation, and "highlights the long-time bonds of friendship between the two countries' armed forces, ones dating back to 1821."

    The 125-metre, 3,600-DWT FS Surcouf is a F7111-type warship. The commander of the vessel and its 153-member crew is Cmd. Marc Antoine de Saint Germain.

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    [02] DM meets with Serbian counterpart in Thessaloniki

    -P/Defence Minister Evangelos Venizelos on Saturday met with his Serbian counterpart Dragan Sutanovac during a working lunch at the Thessaloniki Officers' Club.

    The two ministers discussed bilateral cooperation, in the wake of similar contacts previously on the occasion of a visit to Greece by the president of Serbia.

    Venizelos noted that Greece facilitate Serbia's accession to Euro-Atlantic institutions, while reiterated Athens' support for Serbia's European and Euro-Atlantic prospects, along with all other western Balkan countries.

    In reference to Kosovo, Venizelos stressed that Greece is present in Kosovo because it wants to contribute to regional stability.

    "We hope that a solution, within the framework of international law, will be reached that will be acceptable to all, and certainly acceptable by Serbia, which has a well-known historical interest for this region."

    On his part, Sutanovac praised Athens' clear-cut position, which he called a position of principle on the most important issue for Serbia in the current period.

    "We are experiencing and will continue to experience a difficult period," he said. The Serbian DM nevertheless said he believes that with the contribution of all parties, including Greece, peace and stability can be achieved not only in Kosovo and Serbia but throughout the region.

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    [03] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Saturday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    Developments in the economy and reactions to a government plan to close outstanding tax obligations in return for a fraction of the amount contested as well as a framework agreement with Qatar for future investments mostly dominated the headlines on Saturday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Truck drivers provide final blow to market".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Mutiny in ruling PASOK against Finance Minster George Papaconstantinou (over tax case bill)".

    AVGHI: "PASOK cadres now admit government's total failure".

    AVRIANI: "Arab countries' funds raid of Greek banks".

    ELEFTHEROS: "If you dare, establish an investigating committee for all appointments in public sector".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Changes in traffic rates".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Ring sells for doctorates for 2,000 euros".

    ETHNOS: "PASOK MPs react to government plan to close outstanding tax cases".

    IMERISSIA: "Polls' result a surprise - Reversals in prefectures and major municipalities".

    KATHIMERINI: "PASOK questions closing of outstanding tax cases a week ahead of vote in Parliament".

    NAFTEMPORIKI: "Changes in arrangement for closing outstanding tax cases".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "Government's agreement with Qatar a robbery of the people".

    TA NEA: "How will Qatar's five billion euros be invested".

    TO VIMA: "Up to 50-percent discount to register illegally constructed building".

    VRADYNI: 520,000 pensions under scrutiny".

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