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(sɪˈmi tɪs)
Kostas, born 1936, premier of Greece since 1996.
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AeA Separately, former socialist prime minister Costas Simitis said a solution was Aca precondition for GreeceAcs prosperityAc and called for a Acserious and responsible negotiationAc without resorting to populism.
Alas, the interim agreement with FYR Macedonia failed to address the name issue comprehensively, and as with the fiscal reforms of the Simitis era, blind spots came to chase Greece again and again when the country was least prepared to take action.
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.
But Simitis didn't lose sight of the history of capitalism and democracy, so he saw technological changes in a far more ambiguous light.
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.
Hundreds have protested recently at the homes of former prime ministers Costas Simitis, a socialist, and Costas Karamanlis, a conservative.
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.