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European Parliament blasts Turkey in resolution calling for immediate end of illegal actions against Greece
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European Parliament blasts Turkey in resolution calling for immediate end of illegal actions against Greece

Panos - Sep 18, 2020

With 601 votes in favor, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the Plenary Session of the European Parliament adopted a resolution…

Turkish media calls for blockading of Greek islands of Lesvos and Limnos
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Turkish media calls for blockading of Greek islands of Lesvos and Limnos

Panos - Sep 17, 2020

In the latest of the ongoing provocations by Turkish media against Greece, pro-government newspaper “Turkiye” has called for a “blockade”…

Aegean On Edge: Greek & Turkish Military Strength Compared (infographic)
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Aegean On Edge: Greek & Turkish Military Strength Compared (infographic)

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

In recent weeks, tension has been growing in the Aegean Sea amid a Greek and Turkish argument over energy reserves…

Mike Pompeo and Cavusoglu talk Cyprus, East Mediterranean over phone
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Mike Pompeo and Cavusoglu talk Cyprus, East Mediterranean over phone

Panos - Sep 15, 2020

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoglu had a phone contact with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today. Among the topics…

Oruc Reis back in Antalya – Greek President Sakellaropoulou in Kastellorizo
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Oruc Reis back in Antalya – Greek President Sakellaropoulou in Kastellorizo

Panos - Sep 14, 2020

The Turkish research vessel Oruc Reis and the support vessels Ataman and Gengiz, which left the area of ​​the Cypriot…

Absolute agreement between Mitsotakis & Macron – Common message for sanctions on Ankara
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Absolute agreement between Mitsotakis & Macron – Common message for sanctions on Ankara

Panos - Sep 11, 2020

The meeting of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with French President Emmanuel Macron, which took place before the start of the…

French Media: France lends to Greece two state-of-the-art frigates
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French Media: France lends to Greece two state-of-the-art frigates

Panos - Sep 10, 2020

Information about two state-of-the-art frigates that France will lend to Greece is published by French media. The issue seems to…

Yeni Safak: The military solution is the only solution for the Greek islands
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Yeni Safak: The military solution is the only solution for the Greek islands

Panos - Sep 10, 2020

Once again, the Turkish pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak provocatively presents to its readers a possible Turkish military intervention in the…

Adviser to Erdogan: “We will sink the ‘Charles de Gaulle’ carrier”!
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Adviser to Erdogan: “We will sink the ‘Charles de Gaulle’ carrier”!

Panos - Sep 09, 2020

Prof. Mesut Hakki Casin, adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on foreign policy, who had recently called the Greeks “dwarfs”…

New communication between Greek & French MoDs, Panagiotopoulos & Parly
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New communication between Greek & French MoDs, Panagiotopoulos & Parly

Panos - Sep 09, 2020

New telephone communication is expected today between the Minister of Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos and the French Minister of Defense Florence…

Greek FM Dendias to President Sakellaropoulou: Turkey’s provocations reaches the point of absurdity
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Greek FM Dendias to President Sakellaropoulou: Turkey’s provocations reaches the point of absurdity

Panos - Sep 09, 2020

The President of the Hellenic Republic was informed on Tuesday by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias both about…

Forbes: These acquisitions & upgrades could give Greek Air Force a formidable edge over Turkey
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Forbes: These acquisitions & upgrades could give Greek Air Force a formidable edge over Turkey

Panos - Sep 07, 2020

Greece’s goals to acquire new fighter jets and upgrade its existing air force could see the Hellenic Air Force (HAF)…

New war threats by Erdogan: If they do not understand it politically, they will experience it on the battlefield
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New war threats by Erdogan: If they do not understand it politically, they will experience it on the battlefield

Panos - Sep 07, 2020

The Turkish president is threatening with war once again, saying that Ankara has the power to destroy the maps that…

Erdogan to Merkel: “It is unacceptable for countries to support Greece”, he said during new phone discussion
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Erdogan to Merkel: “It is unacceptable for countries to support Greece”, he said during new phone discussion

Panos - Sep 04, 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and talked about the ongoing crisis between Greece and…

Tragedy in the Greek Armed Forces: Paratrooper killed during exercise
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Tragedy in the Greek Armed Forces: Paratrooper killed during exercise

Panos - Sep 04, 2020

During an exercise of the Greek Special Paratroopers’ Unit (ETA) in Megara on Thursday night, a 34-year-old soldier was swept…

Greek soldiers sing National Anthem as their service in Kastellorizo is over (video)
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Greek soldiers sing National Anthem as their service in Kastellorizo is over (video)

Panos - Sep 03, 2020

A video has surfaced showing Greek soldiers leaving the island of Kastellorizo as they are being replaced. As it is…

Greek Defence Minister talks with French counterpart about Rafale, military cooperation – Greek FM to inform UN
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Greek Defence Minister talks with French counterpart about Rafale, military cooperation – Greek FM to inform UN

Panos - Sep 03, 2020

The Greek government is engaged in a diplomatic marathon in response to the illegal Turkish actions in the Eastern Mediterranean…

Erdogan: “We challenge our enemies on land, sea, air”
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Erdogan: “We challenge our enemies on land, sea, air”

Panos - Sep 01, 2020

The Turkish president exceeded all limits of provocation and stated characteristically: “Do the Greeks accept what will happen to them…

New Turkish NAVTEX for “Oruc Reis” – They send it closer to Rhodes & Kastellorizo (maps)
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New Turkish NAVTEX for “Oruc Reis” – They send it closer to Rhodes & Kastellorizo (maps)

Panos - Sep 01, 2020

Turkey escalates tensions yet again as it issued a new NAVTEX for seismic surveys of the “Oruc Reis“. The illegal…

Game changer: Greek-French agreement for Rafale jet fighters?
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Game changer: Greek-French agreement for Rafale jet fighters?

Panos - Sep 01, 2020

According to government sources, Greece will spend 10 billion Euros to enhance the Hellenic Armed Forces. The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos…