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(sɪˈmi tɪs)
Kostas, born 1936, premier of Greece since 1996.
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There were no hidden agendas and both worked together to achieve the objective, because then-president Glafcos Clerides was truly committed to close cooperation, as was Greece's PM at the time, Costas Simitis. They also came close to securing a Cyprus settlement, only for elections to prevent this from happening.
He wandered happily through the meat markets early in the morning and in and out of the office of the minister of agriculture, Constantine Simitis. His main concern was always that he was not keeping up to the timing of the schedule I had prepared for him.
1996 - New Socialist Prime Minister Costas Simitis called on all Greeks to join his struggle to build a strong nation with a new role in Europe and the Balkans.
The year was 1985, and Spiros Simitis, Germany's leading privacy scholar and practitioner--at the time the data protection commissioner of the German state of Hesse--was addressing the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
* Kostis Simitis, mayor of the Greek city of Kavala, decided last week to assign classrooms in the primary schools of Kavala where the children of ethnic Albanian immigrants born in Greece could learn their mother tongue.
This study is an attempt to apply the Gramscian notion of hegemony to the multicyclical relations between the European Union (EU), the Greek ruling elite and the Turkish Muslim minority during the Simitis period within the context of Europeanization.
In a text released on "Balkanweb" that is published by LAJM, Mallias writes that "the former Greek PM Simitis achieved to convince Bulgaria to not undertake such a step".
He denied the allegations of the Greek paper Kathimerini, which reported in its English edition that according to Nimetz Prime Ministers Georgievski and Simitis were closest to a solution with the name of Upper Macedonia.
Hardouvelis was economics adviser to former Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis who steered the country into the euro zone in 2001.
Former heads of government Felipe Gonzalez (Spain), Lionel Jospin (France), Paavo Lipponen (Finland), Gerhard Schroder (Germany), Costas Simitis (Greece), Franz Vranitzky (Austria) and former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski have signed it.
Constantinos Simitis , a former prime minister of Greece, is a member of the Action Committee on European Democracy.
The two also agreed to move forward a joint action plan on bilateral cooperation signed in 2002 between Koizumi and then Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Simitis, the officials said.