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Independent Greeks Out of Parliamentary Election Race
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Independent Greeks Out of Parliamentary Election Race

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

Independent Greeks (ANEL) will be out of the July national election race, chief Panos Kammenos announced on Sunday afternoon, after the meeting of the party’s national council.…

Kammenos removes Kountouras & Kokkalis from ANEL
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Kammenos removes Kountouras & Kokkalis from ANEL

Panos - Jan 15, 2019

Just after their statements in support from the government, Panos Kammenos removed Elena Kountoura and Vassilis Kokkalis from the parliamentary group of Independent Greeks (ANEL). Panos Kammenos,…

Kammenos: No to vote of confidence for Tsipras govt
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Kammenos: No to vote of confidence for Tsipras govt

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

Outspoken Greek politician Panos Kammenos, the defense minister and junior coalition partner up until Sunday morning, said his remaining deputies will vote against the Tsipras government if…

It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government
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It’s official: Kammenos leaves coalition government

Panos - Jan 14, 2019

“The issue of Macedonia does not allow me not to sacrifice the (ministerial) chair. I thanked the Prime Minister for the cooperation and I explained to him…

Panos Kammenos: Meeting with PM Tsipras postponed
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Panos Kammenos: Meeting with PM Tsipras postponed

makis - Jan 11, 2019

Defence Minister and leader of junior coalition partner ANEL, Panos Kammenos told reporters Friday afternoon that his meeting with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, where the future of…

DM withdraws suprise F16-related off-sets amendment from Parliament debate
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DM withdraws suprise F16-related off-sets amendment from Parliament debate

Panos - Jan 10, 2019

Controversial Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday hastily withdrew an amendment regarding off-set benefits included in a lucrative contract with US contractor Lockheed-Martin for the upgrading…

ANEL’s Parliamentary Group meeting postponed
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ANEL’s Parliamentary Group meeting postponed

makis - Jan 09, 2019

The intense hammering of opposition MPs to the National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on the issue of the F-16 modernization program and its relevant offsets was the…

Greek Defence Minister Kammenos says he will resign if FYROM passes Prespes Agreement
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Greek Defence Minister Kammenos says he will resign if FYROM passes Prespes Agreement

Panos - Dec 14, 2018

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said he would resign from his post and leave the coalition government in the event the Prespes Agreement with FYROM was passed…

Kammenos: We will stay in the government until the Prespa Agreement comes to Parliament
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Kammenos: We will stay in the government until the Prespa Agreement comes to Parliament

Panos - Oct 22, 2018

“Our cooperation and our stay in the government will last the breaking point. Until the Prespa Agreement comes to the House. When it comes to parliament we…

Greek MOD Kammenos to BBC: Residents worsened disaster by illegal building
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Greek MOD Kammenos to BBC: Residents worsened disaster by illegal building

makis - Jul 26, 2018

In an interview to BBC, Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said the disaster was made worse by the fact that resident at Mati erected illegal constructions near…

Greek Defence Minister: “Elections or referendum on the FYROM agreement”
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Greek Defence Minister: “Elections or referendum on the FYROM agreement”

makis - Jul 03, 2018

A “bombshell” was thrown by Panos Kammenos on Tuesday morning on the FYROM agreement issue. The agreement, he stated, “will not pass without the approval of the…

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Greek Defence Minister: “Elections or referendum on the FYROM agreement”

Panos - Jul 03, 2018

A “bombshell” was thrown by Panos Kammenos on Tuesday morning on the FYROM agreement issue. The agreement, he stated, “will not pass without the approval of the…

Kammenos: Plan to bribe party MPs in full swing
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Kammenos: Plan to bribe party MPs in full swing

makis - Jun 20, 2018

Panos Kammenos, the President of ANEL (Independent Greeks), the junior partner in the coalition government in Greece, alleged major opposition party New Democracy (ND) was inciting attacks…

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DM: No leasing of French frigates, talks touched on possible building of new ones; F-16 upgrade cited

Panos - Apr 25, 2018

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday clarified that the country was not discussing the prospect of leasing two Fremm-type frigates from France, saying instead that high-level…

Turkey calls on EU to condemn Greek MoD Kammenos
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Turkey calls on EU to condemn Greek MoD Kammenos

Panos - Apr 09, 2018

Turkish Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik posted a number of tweets on his account on Easter Sunday, labelling Greek Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos a “political…

Greek MoD Kammenos warns Turkey: “Greeks will crush you, if you dispute our land”
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Greek MoD Kammenos warns Turkey: “Greeks will crush you, if you dispute our land”

Panos - Apr 05, 2018

“If they have the guts, I dare them to dispute as much as a millimeter of Greek soil”, Greek Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos said referring to…

Defence Minister Kammenos to Turkey: We will crush you like we did to the Ottoman Empire in the past
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Defence Minister Kammenos to Turkey: We will crush you like we did to the Ottoman Empire in the past

Panos - Mar 26, 2018

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos issued a strict warning to Turkey that Greece would crush anyone who dares to threaten the national sovereignty and integrity of the…

Saudi Arabia-Kammenos file goes to Greek Parliament for investigation
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Saudi Arabia-Kammenos file goes to Greek Parliament for investigation

makis - Feb 06, 2018

The file regarding the handling by the Ministry of National Defense and Minister Panos Kammenos of the sale of military hardware to Saudi Arabia (300,000 105 mm…

Panos Kammenos: We will support government till the end
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Panos Kammenos: We will support government till the end

makis - Jan 29, 2018

The President of the Independent Greeks (ANEL), and National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos made it clear that his party would continue to support the coalition government with…

Defence Minister Kammenos tweets map with “Vardarska” name for FYROM
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Defence Minister Kammenos tweets map with “Vardarska” name for FYROM

makis - Jan 16, 2018

With a tweet on his feed, Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos reiterated his position on the use of the term “Vardarska” for the solution to the name…