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US sets aside $440 million to purchase F-35s ordered by Turkey
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US sets aside $440 million to purchase F-35s ordered by Turkey

Panos - Dec 12, 2019

The United States will set aside $440 million to buy back all F-35 stealth fighter jets ordered by NATO ally…

EU to condemn Turkey-Libya maritime border accord
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EU to condemn Turkey-Libya maritime border accord

Panos - Dec 12, 2019

The Council of the European Union is expected to condemn the accord between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries…

Greek Defence Minister: “38 Greek jet fighter got airborne in the Aegean & gave a surprise lesson to Turkey”
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Greek Defence Minister: “38 Greek jet fighter got airborne in the Aegean & gave a surprise lesson to Turkey”

makis - Dec 11, 2019

The Greek Minister of Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos praised the operational capabilities of the Greek Armed Forces, revealing a recent surprise…

US Senate foreign affairs head says Turkey’s S-400 party is over
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US Senate foreign affairs head says Turkey’s S-400 party is over

Panos - Dec 10, 2019

U.S. Senator Jim Risch, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN in an interview that time is…

EU Foreign Affairs Council: Extensive support for Greece
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EU Foreign Affairs Council: Extensive support for Greece

Panos - Dec 10, 2019

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has urged the EU Foreign Affairs Council to condemn Turkey and Libya’s agreements and…

Remains of six Greek soldiers fallen in 1974 invasion of Cyprus returning home
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Remains of six Greek soldiers fallen in 1974 invasion of Cyprus returning home

Panos - Dec 05, 2019

The remains of six soldiers from Greece who were killed during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 will be…

Greece 3rd in NATO spending
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Greece 3rd in NATO spending

Panos - Dec 04, 2019

Greece is third after Bulgaria and the US in terms of relative military expenditure in NATO as it spent 2.28%…

Greece to ask for NATO support over Turkish-Libyan military agreement
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Greece to ask for NATO support over Turkish-Libyan military agreement

Panos - Dec 02, 2019

Greece will seek support from NATO at an alliance summit in London this week following a military deal signed by…

Stealth “Killer”: Why Russia’s Su-35 might end up being too good
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Stealth “Killer”: Why Russia’s Su-35 might end up being too good

Panos - Nov 28, 2019

“A unique machine, a deadly aerial fist,” is how the official television channel of the Russian Ministry of Defense introduced…

Turkey tests S-400 with F-16 flights over Ankara’s skies
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Turkey tests S-400 with F-16 flights over Ankara’s skies

Panos - Nov 26, 2019

A new photo has been released showing an F-16 during a low pass near the S-400 radars, thus confirming the…

Can EU’s fear of terrorists give Turkey clout in ocean drilling?
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Can EU’s fear of terrorists give Turkey clout in ocean drilling?

Panos - Nov 25, 2019

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again stunned Europe, this time by threatening to send captured Islamic State (IS) suspects…

US sends stern warning to Turkey: Get rid of Russian S-400 missile system
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US sends stern warning to Turkey: Get rid of Russian S-400 missile system

Panos - Nov 22, 2019

The tense relations between the US and Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system continue to deteriorate.…

Greek President: Armed Forces ready to defend homeland against any threat
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Greek President: Armed Forces ready to defend homeland against any threat

Panos - Nov 22, 2019

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, commended the country’s military on occasion of celebration for the Day of…

Turkey & Europe on collision course over Energy agenda
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Turkey & Europe on collision course over Energy agenda

Panos - Nov 21, 2019

Turkey’s location has always given it a key geostrategic advantage. Its proximity to the Middle East and the Caspian as…

Cyprus & Israel conduct “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise
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Cyprus & Israel conduct “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise

Panos - Nov 20, 2019

The armed forces of the Republic of Cyprus and the State of Israel conduct the “Onisilos Gedeon 2019” exercise, from…

Turkey to U.S: We bought the S-400 missiles to use them
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Turkey to U.S: We bought the S-400 missiles to use them

Panos - Nov 18, 2019

“We didn’t buy the S-400 weapon systems to put them aside,” said Ismail Demir, the President of the Turkish Defence…

Turkish President to EU: We will send jihadists to your countries
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Turkish President to EU: We will send jihadists to your countries

Panos - Nov 13, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened the EU and Cyprus warning his country had 4 million refugees. Before his…

Spiegel: EU sanctions on Turkey for the illegal drillings on Cypriot EEZ
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Spiegel: EU sanctions on Turkey for the illegal drillings on Cypriot EEZ

Panos - Nov 11, 2019

The European Union is preparing sanctions against Turkey for drilling off the shores of Cyprus, according to information from Brussels…

Forget F-35 or Aircraft Carriers: Special Operations Forces are America’s Ultimate Weapons
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Forget F-35 or Aircraft Carriers: Special Operations Forces are America’s Ultimate Weapons

Panos - Nov 11, 2019

Special operations forces have been at the forefront of U.S. combat operation in the last two decades. They are nearly…

Impressive Greek-Egyptian-Cypriot military exercise “Medusa 9” sends message to Turkey
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Impressive Greek-Egyptian-Cypriot military exercise “Medusa 9” sends message to Turkey

Panos - Nov 07, 2019

A trilateral military training exercise called “Medusa 9” involving the Greek, Egyptian, and Cypriot armed forces was held in the…