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US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets
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US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

Greece is among the countries interested in acquiring the U.S. F-35 fighter jets according to Admiral Mathias Winter, head of…

US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row
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US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

U.S. officials said on Monday the training of Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets had come to a faster-than-expected halt…

Survey of top CEOs in Greece shows increased optimism, FDIs in coming five-year period
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Survey of top CEOs in Greece shows increased optimism, FDIs in coming five-year period

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

A survey of 35 CEOs and top corporate executives in Greece shows an increased confidence that FDIs attracted by the…

Greek, US Defense leaders meet at Pentagon
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Greek, US Defense leaders meet at Pentagon

Panos - Jun 11, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan met with Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the…

Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation
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Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

The foreign ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia agreed on Tuesday that their respective heads of state would meet at…

Turkish diplomats swept up in wave of arrests report torture
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Turkish diplomats swept up in wave of arrests report torture

Panos - Jun 07, 2019

At least 27 former Turkish diplomats, including one woman, have been arrested as suspects in an alleged conspiracy amid mounting…

US State Dept: We are doing our best to prevent conlfict between Greece and Turkey
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US State Dept: We are doing our best to prevent conlfict between Greece and Turkey

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

US State Department Director at the Office of Southern European Affairs Yuri Kim said that strengthening ties with Cyprus and…

USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400
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USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to NATO told CNBC that Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile system could help the Kremlin in…

Greek General leading talks for Confidence Building Measues with Turkey resigns
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Greek General leading talks for Confidence Building Measues with Turkey resigns

Panos - Jun 04, 2019

A retired General of the Greek Army heading the Greek delegation in talks with the Turkish side for the Confidence…

Turkish President Erdogan celebrated the fall of Constantinople
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Turkish President Erdogan celebrated the fall of Constantinople

Panos - May 30, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan commented on the 566th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453 by…

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters
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Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters

Panos - May 29, 2019

Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday,…

Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide
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Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide

Panos - May 23, 2019

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a response to the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the latter’s press release regarding the Pontic…

Hellenic Navy received first modernised P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraft
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Hellenic Navy received first modernised P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraft

Panos - May 22, 2019

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the United States Navy and…

The Hellenic Navy takes delivery of the first P-3B Maritime Surveillance Aircraft
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The Hellenic Navy takes delivery of the first P-3B Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

Panos - May 20, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Minister of National Defense, Evangelos Apostolakis, attended the ceremony for the delivery of the…

DM: Official Turkish behavior in Aegean ‘unlawful’; illegal activities in Cyprus’ EEZ
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DM: Official Turkish behavior in Aegean ‘unlawful’; illegal activities in Cyprus’ EEZ

Panos - May 15, 2019

Greece’s defense minister on Tuesday referred directly to what he called official Turkey’s “unlawful” behavior in the Aegean and illegal…

Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations
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Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations

Panos - May 14, 2019

The Turkish military discovered systematic failures and troubles with drones that were domestically manufactured by Baykar, whose owners include President…

P-3B ‘Orion’ returns to service in Greek military arsenal
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P-3B ‘Orion’ returns to service in Greek military arsenal

Panos - May 13, 2019

A Hellenic Air Force P-3B "Orion" again flew through Greek skies on Wednesday, with a test flight of the recently…

Turkey provokes again: Aegean islands should be de-militarised
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Turkey provokes again: Aegean islands should be de-militarised

Panos - May 13, 2019

Turkey continued its belligerent stance and aggressive rhetoric against Greece and Cyprus in relation to oil drilling in the Cypriot…

Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus
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Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus

Panos - May 06, 2019

The Turkish Cypriot ship Barbaros entered Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone on Thursday afternoon, moving in an area where hydrocarbon exploration…

National Herald: “Erdogan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace”
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National Herald: “Erdogan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace”

Panos - May 03, 2019

Having repeatedly sending F-16 fighter jets into Greek airspace, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pressing for the United States…