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Political Paradox: Greeks abroad can now vote from their place of residence, but only in principle

After numerous visits and campaigning for the democratic right of Greek Australians to have a say in Greek elections, Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) President Bill Papastergiadis must feel a …

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Antonis Diamataris’ heartfelt words as he hands over portfolio for Greeks abroad

Antonis Diamataris handed over his portfolio to the new Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad Kostas Vlasis. He posted a photo of the handover on social media with heartfelt words …

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288 Greek lawmakers said ‘yes’ to voting rights for Greeks abroad

Greek Parliamentarians debated the bill on the voting rights of Greeks abroad from their place of residence on Wednesday until late into the evening. They finally voted the bill in …

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Diamataris gets medal from Archbishop Makarios, explains that he tried to resign from NY business interests

Former Greek deputy foreign minister Antonis Diamataris may have resigned as deputy minister within hours of arriving for an official visit to Australia, however he did not fail to meet …

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Expat Greeks are a great asset for the country when it is challenged, says Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos

Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said the Greek government “did all that could be done,” to see the implementation of voting rights to expat Greeks from their place of residence. …

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Deputy Minister Diamataris resigns over ‘fake CV’ and other allegations upon arriving in Australia to meet with the diaspora

Shortly after setting foot in Australia, Greek Deputy Minister Antonis Diamataris has been forced to step down from his post after confirming that he never received a degree for Columbia …

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Deputy Minister for Greeks Abroad’s program for visit to Australia

The Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad, Antonis Diamataris is due to arrive in Sydney on Thursday evening, officially commencing his visit across the country to meet Greek Australians across …

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‘I am coming to listen to you,’ says Antonis Diamataris, Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad

Australia is home to one of the largest Greek communities in the world, and yet Greek Australians often complain that they are the ‘forgotten’ Greeks. Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks …

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Thessaloniki emeriti cast spotlight on significance of Greeks abroad

Greeks abroad are active in 70 countries of five continents and number 6.5 million people. The Association of Professors Emeriti of Thessaloniki released these statistics to show the contribution which …

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Conservative New Democracy party tables amendment for voting rights of Greeks abroad

The ruling New Democracy party’s proposed constitutional amendment concerning the voting rights of Greeks abroad was finalised and submitted to the plenary of Greek Parliament on Friday. Conservative ND general …