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POLITICS
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Greece starts bailing out Germany on refugees

makis - Jul 19, 2018

Greece will process 1,500 asylum applications from Germany as part of a deal signed between the two countries, Greece’s migration minister said yesterday (18 July). “In the…

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Greece & Cyprus discuss arms sales in EU framework

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus Defence…

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Vitsas says “irrational” for Turkey to cause fait accompli in Cyprus’ EEZ

Panos - Jan 08, 2018

Any attempt on the part of Turkey to pose obstacles and cause a fait accompli in Cyprus’ maritime area would be irrational, Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas,…

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Vitsas: “How Greece will exercise its territorial sea rights ‘without friction’ is an open issue”

makis - Dec 21, 2017

The way that Greece will be able to exercise its sovereign rights under the international law of the sea without causing any additional friction with its neighbours…

GREECE
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Vitsas: “The anarchist ideology is totally alien to SYRIZA”

makis - Aug 10, 2016

The Alternate Minister of National Defense Dimitris Vitsas commented that SYRIZA’s political identity s “totally alien to anarchist ideology” in a Wednesday morning interview on Skai. In…

GREECE
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Vitsas tells Idomeni refugees occupying railway tracks to respect Geneva conventions!

makis - Apr 21, 2016

Greece’s Alternate Minister for National Defence Dimitris Vitsas admitted that the borders between Greece and its neighbouring countries in the north would not open, in an interview…

GREECE
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Greece cannot confirm nor deny that migrants sent back from FYROM

makis - Mar 15, 2016

Greece’s deputy defense minister said on Tuesday he could not confirm nor deny whether migrants who left a Greek transit camp and crossed into the Former Yugoslav…

GREECE
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Vitsas: “There are over 30,000 refugees and migrants in Greece”

makis - Mar 04, 2016

The Alternate Minister of National Defense Dimitris Vitsas announced that there are currently a total of 31,842 refugees and migrants in Greece. Mr. Vitsas told ANT1 that…

GREECE
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Vitsas: Hotspots almost ready

Panos - Feb 08, 2016

Four out of five hotspots on the islands of Lesvos, Leros, Chios and Samos are almost ready, stated Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas on Monday (08/02/2016) adding…