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Athens News Agency: News in English, 03-06-16

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

CONTENTS

  • [01] FM warns Ankara violations game in Aegean meaningless and dangerous
  • [02] European People's Party's enlarged summit to take place in Halkidiki
  • [03] Former U.S. President George Bush to start northern Aegean cruise on
  • [04] Photo exhibition on Holocaust of Greek Jews opens in Thessaloniki
  • [05] Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy with the possibility of storms on

  • [01] FM warns Ankara violations game in Aegean meaningless and dangerous

    16/06/2003 23:19:32

    Foreign Minister George Papandreou strongly warned Ankara on Monday that the ''game of violations in the Aegean is meaningless and dangerous and does not contribute to the handling of problems''.

    Speaking to the NET television channel, he assessed that this game could lead to a tragedy and lives to be lost due to mistaken moves, creating greater tensions not only in the Aegean but between the two countries as well.

    [02] European People's Party's enlarged summit to take place in Halkidiki

    16/06/2003 23:18:21

    The European Peoples' Party's (EPP) enlarged summit will be taking place in Halkidiki, northern Greece, on Thursday with the participation of 10 prime ministers and the leaders of 60 parties constituting the EPP's members and observers.

    The summit is attended by the prime ministers of EPP party-members (seven of the 15 prime ministers of the present-day member-states, that is of Austria, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Portugal and three more from the acceding countries of Slovakia, Estonia and Malta).

    The enlarged EPP summit will be preceded on the same day by the conference of European Democratic Union party leaders, which is presided over by main opposition New Democracy party leader Costas Karamanlis and Norwegian Foreign Minister O. Petersen.

    According to an announcement by ND, a joint event between ND and the EPP on the future of Europe will be taking place on Wednesday night and speakers will include Karamanlis and EPP President Wilfried Martens.

    [03] Former U.S. President George Bush to start northern Aegean cruise on Tuesday

    16/06/2003 23:14:53

    Former U.S. President George Bush will start a cruise of islands in the northern Aegean on Tuesday.

    According to reports, Bush will arrive at ''Alexander the Great'' airport in Chrysoupoli at 9:30 a.m.. He will then travel to the city of Kavala and board the yacht ''Alexandros'', belonging to the Latsis family, with the members of his entourage.

    The father of U.S. President George W. Bush will be visiting the islands of Thasos and Limnos, according to the cruise's programme.

    George Bush had made another tour of the northern Aegean again two years ago, with the yacht belonging to the Latsis family, and had visited the island of Samothraki among other places.

    [04] Photo exhibition on Holocaust of Greek Jews opens in Thessaloniki

    16/06/2003 22:37:10

    A photographic exhibition titled ''The Holocaust of the Greek Jews:Persecuted and Saviours'' was inaugurated in Thessaloniki, northern Greece on Monday night in the presence of Minister of Macedonia and Thrace George Paschalidis and U.S. Ambassador to Greece Thomas Miller.

    The exhibition, presented for the first time at the Mansion of Europe in Strasbourg by the Jewish Museum of Greece, is being supported by the foreign affairs and culture ministries and is being presented for the first time in Greece with the press and media ministry as sponsor.

    The exhibition will last until June 29 and will be open for the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day.

    [05] Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy with the possibility of storms on Tuesday

    16/06/2003 16:34:14

    Partly cloudy weather is expected throughout the country on Tuesday, with the possibility of storms in central and northern mainland Greece and the northern Aegean from the afternoon. Winds northerly, light to moderate, turning strong in the Aegean. In the north, temperatures will range from 19C to 32C, in the rest of the mainland from 21C to 35C and in the Aegean islands from 23C to 30C. Temperatures in Athens between 25C and 34C; and in Thessaloniki from 22C to 31C.


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