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Milos British-flagged shipwreck: All passengers, crew rescued (picts, video)

All 11 passengers and 7 crew members from the British-flagged shipwreck have been rescued and transported to the island of Milos, the Greek Coast Guard said early Thursday afternoon. One person was slightly injured in the head when the 28-meter-long chartered yacht sank and everybody found himself in the water, …

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Multinational exercise INIOHOS 2021 concludes with impressive flight over the Acropolis

The multinational military exercise “Iniohos 2021” concluded on Friday with an impressive flight show over Athens and the Acropolis. The exercise took place between April 12 and April 22 across the Athens Flight Information Region and with participation of the Greek Armed Forces and the Air Force from six countries. …

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Philia Forum: Greece is a bridge of cooperation between EU and the Arab world

The first meeting of the foreign ministers of the Philia Forum was held on Thursday in Athens with the participation of Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and France. The Forum, organised in the framework of the promotion and consolidation of multilateral ties of friendship and cooperation …

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Exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey resumed in Istanbul

Exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey resumed in Istanbul on Monday morning after they were interrupted in March 2016. The talks are not negotiations but a mere record of “bilateral disputes” they could discuss in the future even in the event of seeking a solution at the International Court of …

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Parliament Committee approves extension of territorial waters in Ionian Sea

The Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs in Parliament approved the draft bill extending the Greek territorial waters in the Ionian Sea to 12 nautical miles. The approval in principle came from all parties except the Communist Party, which voted “present”. Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias who was present at …

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Presidential Decree on extension of territorial waters in Ionian Sea in force

The Presidential Decree on the closure of the bays and the marking of straight baselines in the Ionian Sea region and the Ionian Islands up to Cape Tainaro in the Peloponnese came into force on Sunday after it was published in the official gazette. The publishing is one more step …

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Another 101 coronavirus deaths raise Greece’s death toll to 3,003

Sad milestone for Greece: Covd-19 deaths exceeded 3,000 on Sunday, after another 101 people died in the past 24 hours. Health authorities announced also 904 new coronavirus cases and 600 patients intubated in .  in hospitals ICUs. Death toll has reached 3,003 and the total cases stand at 115,471. 597 …

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Turkey blames IRINI Greek Commander for German inspection of cargo ship

Turkey blamed the Greek Commander of “Operation Irene” for the control checks by German soldiers from the frigate Hamburg on Turkish cargo ship Roseline A in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. At the same time, Germany accused Turkey on Monday of preventing German forces belonging to an EU military mission from …

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38 fatalities raise Greece’s death toll 1035; new coronavirus cases 2835

Covid-19 related deaths surpassed the milestone of 1000 on Saturday, after Greece’s health authorities announced on Saturday that 38 people died in past 24 hours. New coronavirus cases are 2,835 and the number of intubated Covid-19 patients broke a new record reaching 366. Total cases have reached 72,510 and death …

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Greece coronavirus: 29 patients die in 24 hours, new cases surge to 2,917

29 Covid-19 patients died in Greece in the past 24 hours, breaking another milestone of daily deaths. It is the highest number ever recorded in the country since the outbreak in late February. Also the number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases hit a record on Thursday with 2,917. The number …

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Greek FM Dendias: “Turkey has become a travel agency for jihadists”

“Turkey has become a travel agency for jihadists, transports them to several areas of tension in the broader area,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said during a meeting with visiting Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Dendias was referring Turkey’s “export” to Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. He stressed that Turkey has neo-ottoman expansion …

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Mitsotakis to Lavrov: EU, NATO not an obstacle to expand relations with Russia

The Turkish aggression and the Greek-Russian bilateral relations were the key points of a meeting held by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday. The meeting is taking place at a difficult time, Mitsotakis said, when “Greece, the Eastern Mediterranean, South Caucasus and the …

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