Category: DEFENCE

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Kammenos: The agreement with NATO has been reached

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

The Minister of National Defense Panagiotis Kammenos announced that the NATO agreement for patrols in the Aegean Sea has been…

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NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tensions to agree Aegean mission

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

NATO allies have agreed to a plan for their ships in the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece counter…

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Austria defends excluding Greece from migrant conference

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

Austria's foreign minister is defending his country's decision not to invite Greece to a conference of West Balkan nations focused…

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Thousands of refugees gathering at Greece’s northern borders

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

The refugee situation in Greece has grown worse ever since FYROM (and Serbia before it) decided to close their borders…

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Borders are not totally closed, European Commission claims

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

The European Commission does not consider that Greece’s border with FYROM is fully closed, as according to EU spokesperson on…

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Greece: NATO must deploy task force, Turkey undermining it

Panos - Feb 24, 2016

Greece on Tuesday called on NATO to implement a plan to deploy a task force into the Aegean Sea to…

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Assad calls for parliament elections in April

Panos - Feb 23, 2016

Syrian President Bashar Assad has called for parliamentary elections to be held in April. A UN Security Council resolution adopted…

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Mouzalas: “Decision to exclude Afghans violates summit agreement”

Panos - Feb 22, 2016

The Alternate Minister of Migration Policy Yannis Mouzalas argued that the unilateral decision of Serbia and FYROM to not allow…

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Cyber Crime unit head transferred to another department

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

Manolis Sfakianakis, director of the Cyber Crime Center of the Greek Police has been transferred to another department, authorities announced…

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Turkey rejected PM plane route

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has confirmed that Ankara’s refusal to allow the plane carrying Greece’s prime minister to fly over…

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Another Greek link to Paris terrorist attacks

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Two men being held in Austria on suspicion of links to the Paris terrorist attacks in November passed through the…

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Four of Greece’s five ‘hotspot’ migrant centres ready, says Kammenos

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Four of Greece’s five new migrant registration centres are “ready to function and welcome refugee”, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said…

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Turkish warplanes enter Greek airspace ahead of NATO migration operation

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Turkish warplanes repeatedly entered Greek airspace on Monday, the state ANA news agency said, as NATO prepared to deploy ships…

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New trilateral cooperation between Cyprus-Greece-Lebanon

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Following the trilateral meetings with Egypt, Israel and Jordan, the Foreign Minister of Cyprus will have a meeting today on…

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Bodies of two Greek naval airmen retrieved following chopper crash

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

The bodies of two Greek naval airmen were retrieved on the islet of Kinaros after a Greek navy helicopter crashed…

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NATO agrees to Aegean refugee mission, says German Defense Minister

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

NATO has agreed to start a mission in the Aegean Sea to help slow refugee flows and to stop people…

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Hellenic Navy Super Puma helicopter crashes on Kinaros

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

A Super Puma helicopter of the Hellenic Navy has crashed on the island of Kinaros in the Aegean, between Kalymnos,…

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Turkey is not implementing EU deal on managing refugee flows, Greek minister tells Bild

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

Turkey is not implementing the agreement reached with the European Union on managing refugee flows, Alternate Minister for Civil Protection…

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Greece, Cyprus and Jordan FMs meet on the margins of the EU Foreign Affairs Council

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The first trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan took place in Brussels on Monday on…

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FM Kotzias to participate in EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will be in Brussels on Monday, January 18, to participate in a meeting of the EU…