Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos at EIR seminar, April 2015

In english - ελληνικοί υπότιτλοι (με τα «κουμπιά «υπότιτλοι» και «ρυθμίσεις» στο κάτω μέρος του βίντεο) Αποσπάσματα από την ομιλία του Πρέσβη επί τιμή Λεωνίδα Χρυσανθόπουλου στο σεμινάριο του EIR (Executive Intelligence Review), Φρανκφούρτη, 29.05.15 Θέμα του σεμιναρίου : "Η Γερμανία και οι «BRICS» μπορούν να δημιουργήσουν ένα νέο χρηματοπιστωτικό σύστημα για παγκόσμια ανάπτυξη". . .

Why should we belong to the EU if it is destroying us ?

Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos is a third generation diplomat and former Ambassador of Greece to Canada,Poland and Armenia.He was Director General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece and Secretary General of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization. Extremely knowledgable on issues of the EU and on what is happenning in Greece now, Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos was … Continue reading Why should we belong to the EU if it is destroying us ?

TRANSLATION OF ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN NEWSPAPER “HONI” OF 14 APRIL 2013

GREEK JUNTA REGIME PUNISHES AMBASSADOR In an expression of authoritarianism, and raising many questions about their timing, Foreign Affairs Minister Demetris Avramopoulos has removed the title of Ambassador ad honorem from Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, who served in the Greek diplomatic corps for thirty eight years. Only seven months ago this same person praised Chrysanthopoulos on the … Continue reading TRANSLATION OF ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN NEWSPAPER “HONI” OF 14 APRIL 2013

THE NEW GREEK JUNTA AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

One doesn’t have to be acquainted with George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘1984’ to understand what is happening in Greece, the cradle of democracy: it is enough to recall Guicciardini’s dictum that the same things return with different colours. In this case, instead of the junta’s Foreign Minister, Pipinelis, refusing (in 1970) to renew the … Continue reading THE NEW GREEK JUNTA AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Letter from EPAM Holargos-Papagos to Mr.Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos

Comrade Leonidas……We are honored The removal of the title of Ambassador ad honorem from Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos by the tripartite occupation government did not surprise us. It could not have been done differently. Whoever disagrees, denounces and resists must be hit, punished and dishonored. Particularly those who can, by exposing and with arguments, reveal the true … Continue reading Letter from EPAM Holargos-Papagos to Mr.Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos

Statement of the Political Secretariat of EPAM, 7 April 2013

Once again the tripartite so called government showed us its effectiveness and power. Not of course by facing in a dignified way the troika civil servants but against the former Secretary-General of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) and member of EPAM Ambassador Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos by depriving him of the title of Ambassador ad … Continue reading Statement of the Political Secretariat of EPAM, 7 April 2013

Millstone article update: The Government of Greece punishes freedom of expression

Published on April 3rd 2013 Effective March 14th the President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece signed a presidential decree to remove the title of ‘Ambassador Ad Honorem’ from former Greek Ambassador to Canada Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos.  In Greece, the title ‘Ad Honorem’ is awarded to retired diplomats in recognition of their long-standing and exemplary service to their … Continue reading Millstone article update: The Government of Greece punishes freedom of expression

Greece – Happy New Year 2014

  By Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos As the situation continues to worsen in Greece, many decided to skip 2013 and go directly to 2014, hoping that it might be better. The air of Athens is full of wood smoke as many inhabitants cannot afford  the highly taxed heating oil. Many apartment buildings and houses did not purchase heating oil and instead … Continue reading Greece – Happy New Year 2014

Muddy Water in Greece: Millstone Interview Makes a Ripple

By Barbara Van Haute In December, Millstone published my interview with former Greek Ambassador to Canada, Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos. The interview was initiated because I was curious about the impact of financial austerity policies on a struggling populace and Greece was the most obvious place to look for evidence. I published the Ambassador’s responses verbatim. I … Continue reading Muddy Water in Greece: Millstone Interview Makes a Ripple