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Greece’s Armed Forces to acquire Harpoon anti-ship missiles

Greece’ Parliamentary Armament Committee has given the green light for the acquisition of 50 “Harpoon” anti-ships, surface-to-air missiles. The regular Harpoon uses active radar homing and flies just above the water to evade defenses Until recently, the US had refused to release these missiles to Greece. The constant request of …

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Greece: 16,115 coronavirus cases, 3,023 reinfections, 9 deaths, 95 ICUs

Greece’s health authorities announced on Wednesday 16,115 coronavirus cases and 3,023 reinfections, that is a total of  19,138 cases in the last 24 hours. The number of covid-patients’ deaths is 9 and the number of intubations in hospitals ICUs stands at 95. Greece confirmed 16,115 new coronavirus infections in the …

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Biden thanks Erdogan, says he will resolve the F-16 issue

The Biden administration threw its support behind the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, a day after Ankara lifted a veto of NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, and while US president Joe Biden was holding a meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Speaking at a briefing …

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Greek PM: Sanctions against Russia must be adhered to by all NATO members

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has made it clear that NATO’s mission to protect territorial integrity, human rights and international law is not merely empty rhetoric, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday. Addressing the NATO Summit in Madrid on Wednesday, he noted also that the sanctions decided against Russia …

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“No measures, no lockdown locally,” says Greece’s Health Minister

No measures against the coronavirus, no lockdown locally, despite the increase of the daily infections, Greece Health Minister Thanos Plevris assured on Wednesday morning, a day after daily infections and reinfections reached almost 24,000. He added that from the autumn onward, the government will proceed with the logic of “coexistence …

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Turkey, Sweden, Finland sign memorandum on Nordic countries’ NATO bids

Turkey, Sweden and Finland sign memorandum on Nordic countries’ NATO bids after talks in Madrid on Tuesday evening. Finland, Sweden to take concrete steps on extradition of terrorists, preventing terrorist propaganda against Turkey. Turkey committed to agree to support at Madrid Summit invitation of Finland, Sweden to become NATO members. …

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Buses and trolley buses in Athens on 24h strike, June 29

Workers union of blue buses and trolley buses staff in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike, tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Workers union at OASA decided to launch the 24-hour strike in order to protest the extension of OASA with intercity buses KTEL for one more year. The amendment was …

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Greece: Coronavirus cases rise to 23,748; geographic distribution

Coronavirus cases in Greece rose to 20,084  plus 3,664 reinfactions to a total of 23,748 in the last 24 hours, health authorities announced on Tuesday. The number of covid-patients’ deaths rose to 16 in the same period. The number of intubations in hospitals ICUs stands at 95. Health experts warn …

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