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Chairman of conservative EPP calls for arms embargo on Turkey

Manfred Weber, the chairman of European Parliament conservative party European People’s Party, called on the European Council to consider an arms embargo on Turkey. Briefing correspondents in Brussels, EPP’s chairman Weber said “it is unacceptable and provocative for Ankara to threaten Greece with war and to raise the issue of …

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New KINAL leader to promote “arms embargo to Turkey” in Europe

Newly elected leader of Movement for Change (KINAL/PASOK) Nikos Androulakis said on Thursday that he is going to set the issue of weapons embargo on Turkey to Europe. “No European state should continue to equip Turkey with weapons as, unfortunately, Spain did recently,” Androulakis said upon his arrival at the …

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Greece calls on Germany, Spain, Italy for arms embargo on Turkey

Greece has called on Germany, Italy and Spain to impose an arms embargo on Turkey, citing Ankara’s recent provocative actions. Citing diplomatic sources, state-run news agency amna reports that Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has sent letters to his counterparts in Germany, Heiko Maas, in Spain, Arancha Gonzalez-Laya, and in Italy, …

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USA partly lifts arms embargo to Cyprus

The USA decided to waive the restrictions and allow the export of non-lethal defense articles and services to the Republic of Cyprus. The decision taken by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – announced on Monday – is pursuant to the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019, …

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Congressmen table bill to lift US arms embargo on Cyprus

Democrats and Republican US Congressmen tabled a bill to US Congress introducing the lifting of arms embargo on Cyprus. The arms embargo was imposed in 1987. Congressmen Ted Deutch and David Cicilline from the Democrats and Gus M. Bilirakis from the Republicans introduced on Wednesday the bipartisan, bicameral Eastern Mediterranean …

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Shock in Patras school: teacher cuts his wrists in front of students

A teacher in amok, students in shock. Ateacher in a high school class went out of control and started to cut his arms, from the wrist to the elbow, with a paper cutter in front of screaming children in the classroom. Amid students’ screams and cries, the teacher spread the …

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What do Greeks need amid the crisis? German ammunition worth €52m

Just when I was sitting at the balcony, wondering what this troubled society of Greeks need in times of ongoing economic crisis, high unemployment and recession, I felt a  short pain on my right arm. It wasn’t an angry and hungry mosquito. It was a Leopard tank having fired a …

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