Greece's dictator Ioannis Metaxas
regarded his opponents, mainly the communists, 'nationally dangerous' which was why he decided to dissolve the Communist Party of Greece and -- following Hitler's example -- suspended basic articles of the constitution, suppressed freedom of the press and political activity.
According to the report seen by RTE News, the Greek Ambassador for EU Affairs at the Foreign Ministry in Athens Ioannis Metaxas
said he was "pre-occupied with Brexit, which would cause 'big problems' for Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark".
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held separate meetings with the outgoing ambassadors of Kuwait, Peru and Greece to Qatar, Mutib Saleh al-Mutawtah; Julio Florian Alegre; and Ioannis Metaxas
, at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.
These included Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to Qatar HE Ioannis Metaxas
, Ambassador of India HE Sanjiv Arora, Ambassador of China HE Gao Youzhen, Ambassador of Turkey HE Ahmet Demirok, Ambassador of Indonesia HE Deddy Saiful Hadi, Ambassador of South Korea HE Keejong Chung, Ambassador of Germany HE Angelika Storz-Chakarji, Ambassador of France HE Jean Christophe Peaucelle, Ambassador of Canada HE Andre Dubois and Deputy Head of Mission of Malaysia HE Mohammed Nour Zaki.
Incidents marred parades and celebrations in towns and cities throughout Greece, held to commemorate the day when Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas
rejected a demand from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to allow deployment of his troops in Greece.
In which European country was Ioannis Metaxas
a dictator from 1936 to 1941?
"Muddling through is a prerogative granted only to great powers," the Greek dictator, Ioannis Metaxas
, once commented wryly The protracted course of events that ultimately led to Turkey's (and Greece's) accession to NATO in 1952 only serve to confirm his observation.
A number of church services and schoolparades took place on Saturday to mark the Greek resistance against the Axis powers during WWII when Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas
rejected the ultimatum given by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini onOctober28, 1940, who had demanded the Axis Powers enter Greece to take up strategic positions.
The Diplomatic Corps in Qatar has hosted a farewell ceremony in honour of Greek ambassador Ioannis Metaxas
on the occasion of the end of his tenure.
The anniversary or Ochi Day (NO) was the rejection by the then Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas
of the ultimatum given by the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940, who had demanded that the Axis powers enter Greece to take up strategic positions.