Article by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, published in the Financial Times: “Turkey’s refugee ‘extortion diplomacy’ must end” (30 March 2020)

From the summer of 2015 until early 2016, the EU faced a massive influx of asylum seekers, most of them fleeing the conflict in Syria. About 1m people entered Europe, most of them from Turkey, by arriving on Greek islands in the Aegean.

To address this influx and alleviate the burden, the EU and Turkey reached …Read More

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Announcement on the Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation on the Movements of Greek Citizens Abroad

Due to the effects of the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) on the movement of Greek citizens abroad, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs states the following:

– Avoid travel to countries where there are large numbers of Coronavirus cases, as new measures that include bans on entry and exit of foreign nationals are constantly being implemented.

– …Read More

Changes to the Services Provided by the Hon. Consulate-General of Greece in Brisbane due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Due to the unprecedented situation unfolding regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hon. Consulate-General of Greece in Queensland is continually monitoring the evolving situation and our focus is the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients and our staff and the role we can play to prevent the further spread of the virus.

As advised by the …Read More