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Greece and Israel sign Defense Cooperation Program 2022

The Greece-Israel Defense Cooperation Program 2022 was signed on Tuesday, as announced by the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (HNDGS). It was signed by HNDGS’s Director of International Relations Brigadier General Nikolaos Holevas, and Head of the International Cooperation Department of the General Staff of Israel’s Armed Forces Colonel Gil …

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PM Mitsotakis announced acquisition of 18 Rafale, 4 new frigates, missiles

Amid ongoing tension with neighboring Turkey and support from France, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening that the Greek Armed Forces will acquire next to weapons also 18 Rafale and 4 new frigates. From the floor of Thessaloniki HELLEXPO, the Prime Minister said that Greek Defense has …

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PM Mitsotakis to unveil Greece’s Defense Program on Saturday

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to unveil the government’s defense program, possibly including the content of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a European-Mediterranean leaders’ meeting in Corsica on Thursday. Among the details that the prime minister is expected to reveal during a speech in …

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Mitsotakis to meet Macron on Sept 10 to talk about defense procurement

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Corsica on September 10, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday morning. The meeting will take place before the Summit of the countries of European South, MED 7, where leaders from France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, …

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Greece, Egypt, Cyprus condemn Turkey, hold joint military exercise “Medusa 9”

Τhe ministers of defense of Greece, Cyrpus and Egypt met in Athens to discuss the latest development sin the East Mediterranean region, cooperation on defense and security as well as regional security challenges. General Mohamed Zaki, the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, Minister …

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Turkish and Greek Defense Ministry delegations to meet over Aegean Sea

Turkish and Greece Defense Ministry delegations will hold a second meeting this week in the capital Ankara “in order to enhance cooperation in the Aegean Sea,” according to a statement issued by the Turkish Ministry of Defense on Monday. The scheduled meeting is to take place amid high tension between …

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US Mattis congratulates Greece Kammenos for Defense Spending

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon on Saturday during a short visit in the US. The two ministers  discussed security and defense issues of mutual concern, a  variety of topics, including trans-Mediterranean migration; terrorism; and instability in the Balkans, Northern Africa and …

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