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Greece: 6 F-16 from Norway to land at Souda bay tonight

0:58 Six F-16 Falcon fighter from Norway are expected to land tonight at the airbase of Souda bay, on the island of Crete. The fighter jets left Norway Monday afternoon – and they may have landed already, but we just not know it. “Norway sent six F-16 Falcon fighters to join the …

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Greek Defence Ministry: No participation in operations outside the NATO

 As the NATO is still struggling to take a decision for a participation of the No Fly Zone over Libya, Greece makes clear it is not participating in military operations outside the NATO and reiterates that it will do so only under the umbrella of the North Atlantic Alliance. Greek Ministry …

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Greek Communist Party protests Greece’s facilitation against Libya

Some 1, 000 members Greek Communist Party (KKE) gathered Sunday morning at Chania and protested the presence of coalition vessels and aircraft at Souda Bay, Crete. Beginning of the month the same group protested the presence of USS Kearsarge at Souda Bay. In Athens the KKE has called for a protest rally …

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Greece – Libya : Massive landing of foreign Aircraft expected at Military Bases

A “massive” landing of fighter aircraft from allies countries is expected to take place in major air bases of the Hellenic Air Forces in the next hours in order to participate in the air strikes against Libya. The fighter aircraft from foreign countries will use Greek air bases as ‘intermediate stops’ …

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NATO warming up for Libya? Greece’s Souda Air Base to get involved?

Is NATO warming up  for a military intervention in Lybia, even if for ‘humanitarian reasons’? If the answer is “Yes”, Greece is most likely to play a role in facilitating and supporting North Atlantic Treaty Org. troops with its Souda airbase on the island of Crete, some 300 nautical miles away …

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