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NYT: Greek Gov’t admits giving Intellexa license to export Predator

The Greek government has admitted that it gave an Athens-based company permits to export a phone hacking tool to Madagascar, a country with a history of cracking down on dissent. According to the New York Times, the government “admitted that it gave the company, Intellexa, licenses to sell Predator to …

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Greece among countries pushing for lifting Russian oil ban with EU-owned tankers

The European Union plans to abandon the proposal banning EU-owned ships from carrying Russian oil to third countries. Among the EU member states that pushed for the lifting if the export ban is Greece. According to a report, Bloomberg has learned and with those familiar with the matter, the proposal …

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Summer fruit exports dropped due to pandemic and frost in spring

A drop in exports of summer fruit was recorded this year, Incofruit-Hellas said on Friday, attributed to the coronavirus pandemic and the frost that affected many producers in the spring. Incofruit-Hellas, the Association of Greek Businesses of Export & Distribution of Fruit, Vegetables and Juices said that cherry exports since …

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Greece prepares law to boost export of medical cannabis

The Greek government plans to table a draft bill shortly reforming the laws around cultivation and export of medical cannabis products. The proposal was reportedly presented by Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis at last week’s cabinet meeting. According to the proposal, medical cannabis for export will not be subject …

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Greece to lend Antiquities, “entire monument” to museums abroad up to 50 years

Greece’s Culture Ministry has submitted an amendment stipulating the export of museum collections including antiquities and even “an entire monument” to museums or “similar places” abroad for a period of up to 50 years. According to the amendment, the collections can be lent for 25 years that can be renewed …

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Greek prosecutor investigates illegal horse trade and abattoirs for export

Stolen horses, malnourished horses, abused horses. Do they all land in illegal slaughterhouses and get exported to Europe in form of steaks and minced meat? A prosecutor investigates claims and complaints  that Greece might be a centre for the export of horse meat. Just weeks after the horsemeat scandal in …

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