BRUSSELS (ANA/ C. Vasilaki) The missions of the institutions will be back in Athens on Tuesday with the aim to reach a staff-level agreement within two weeks, sources close to the talks told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Monday. Both the European side and the IMF consider this a realistic target, following the ‘framework agreement’ emerging from last…
On This Day
- 1921: Crown Prince George of Greece married Princess Elisabeth of Romania.
- 1941: British troops occupied Kastellorizo.
- 1959: PM Constantine Karamanlis took part in the ground-breaking ceremony for the Hilton Hotel in Athens.
- 1990: Despite opposition from the Church, divorce laws were reformed and the civil wedding ceremony was introduced in Cyprus.
- 1991: Aleka Papariga was elected Secretary General of the Communist Party of Greece.
- Births: Constantine the Great, considered the founder of the Byzantine Empire (272), Evagoras Pallikaridis, EOKA fighter (1938).
- Deaths: Kostis Palamas, poet (1943), Theodoros Pangalos, general, dictator (1952)
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