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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…

Erdoğan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace
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Erdoğan wants F-35s to violate Greek airspace

Panos - May 02, 2019

Greek-American and Greek diaspora groups and their supporters in U.S. Congress are looking to block the sale of U.S.-made F-35…

Erdogan will give up the S-400 on one condition Author: Thema Newsroom
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Erdogan will give up the S-400 on one condition Author: Thema Newsroom

Panos - May 01, 2019

Turkey’s purchase of Russia’s S-400 defense system has long been a burden not only for the United States but for…

Greek Police Detains Islamist Terrorist Who Tried to Enter Greece
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Greek Police Detains Islamist Terrorist Who Tried to Enter Greece

Panos - May 01, 2019

A reportedly dangerous Islamist terrorist was arrested in Greece’s border city of Evros recently and is now in the custody…

Greece, Israel & USA conclude trilateral “Nobel Dina” exercise
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Greece, Israel & USA conclude trilateral “Nobel Dina” exercise

Panos - Apr 25, 2019

Israel has recently completed the three-week long trilateral Noble Dina 2019 exercise alongside the American and Hellenic naval forces in…

Turkish aircraft carrier “Anadolu” ready in 2020
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Turkish aircraft carrier “Anadolu” ready in 2020

Panos - Apr 18, 2019

The Turkish aircraft carrier “Anadolu”, which has been under construction since April 2016 will be ready at the end of…

Ex-FM Kotzias insists on Parliament vote to lift immunity of former DM Kammenos
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Ex-FM Kotzias insists on Parliament vote to lift immunity of former DM Kammenos

Panos - Apr 15, 2019

A bitter feud between one-time co-Cabinet members in the current Tsipras government, former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias and former defense…

Budding, albeit unofficial, interest in F-35 purchase by Greece
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Budding, albeit unofficial, interest in F-35 purchase by Greece

Panos - Apr 09, 2019

Reports of Athens' interest in acquiring US-made F-35s warplanes - although not officially stated - swirled in the Greek capital…

Turkey says “irresponsible” Netanyahu cannot change West Bank status
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Turkey says “irresponsible” Netanyahu cannot change West Bank status

Panos - Apr 08, 2019

Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “irresponsible” for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the…

Greek DM refers to ‘concern’ over ‘incident’ in Aegean
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Greek DM refers to ‘concern’ over ‘incident’ in Aegean

Panos - Mar 29, 2019

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis on Wednesday referred to "concerns" over the prospect of an "incident" in the Aegean involving…

EU28 do not recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights
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EU28 do not recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Panos - Mar 28, 2019

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini released a statement on behalf of all 28 union states, stressing the EU…

US to Turkey: No F-35 only if it buys Patriot missiles and not S-400
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US to Turkey: No F-35 only if it buys Patriot missiles and not S-400

Panos - Mar 27, 2019

Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that he wanted NATO ally Turkey to remain in the F-35…