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Greek divers discover Italian WWII submarine wreck “Jantina”

Greek divers have discovered the wreckage of an Italian submarine 80 years after it was sunk by the Allied Forces in the Aegean Sea during World War Two. The Jantina, which had sailed from the Greek island of Leros with 48 sailors on board, sank on July 5, 1941, after …

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Greece and Italy complete implementation of maritime borders agreement

Greece and Italy completed on Monday the approval of a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio met in Rome on Monday to exchange the so-called “instruments of ratification’, a procedure whereby …

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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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Greek sniffer dog finds 100 kilos of cocaine in truck bound for Italy

A sniffer dog in Greece led coast guard officers to more than 100 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a truck bound for Italy, officials said Friday. It is the largest drugs quantity confiscated by the Coast Guard at a Greek port, media report. The coast guard said the discovery was …

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Greek Parliament ratifies EEZ agreements with Italy and Egypt

The Greek Parliament ratified the Greece-Egypt agreement on the Exclusive Economic Zone between the two countries was with a majority of 178 MPs from New Democracy and Movement for Change (KINAL) on Thursday evening. 26 MPs from the Greek Communist Party, the Greek Solution and MeRA25 voted down the agreement, …

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Parliament to ratify maritime boundaries agreements with Egypt, Italy

Τhe Greek Parliament debate on the ratification of the agreements with Egypt and Italy on the demarcation of the sea boundaries will start on Monday, August 24, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Thursday. The texts of the two agreements were submitted to the Parliament earlier today. The relevant vote …

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Finland tightens border checks for 10 countries, including Greece

Finland said it will tighten travel restrictions and reintroduce and step up border checks for arrivals from 10 countries starting Monday due to the worsening pandemic situation in Europe and elsewhere. The Finnish government says border checks will apply for passengers to and from Nordic neighbors Denmark, Iceland and Norway …

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Italy to test travelers from Greece, 3 more EU countries, regions impose quarantine

Italy ruled on Wednesday that people travelling from Croatia, Greece, Malta and Spain must be tested for the coronavirus on arrival, as new infections increase in the four countries which are popular holiday destinations for Italians. “We have to continue with a prudent approach to defend the results we’ve achieved …

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“Greece-Italy agreement proves validity of Turkey’s arguments on maritime deals,” claims Cavusoglu

“Turkey is not concerned about the maritime boundaries deal between Greece and Italy as it does not involve the Eastern Mediterranean or the Aegean Seas, where Turkey has shores,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. “Their deal has proven the validity of Turkey’s argument on such maritime deals,” …

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Greece and Italy signed agreement on Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Greece and Italy signed an agreement on the delimitation of maritime zones between the two countries on Tuesday. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his ITalian counterpart Luigi DiMaio put their signatures on the historic agreement for the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). TI si the first EEZ …

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Coronavirus: Greece’s Foreign Ministry hoists Italian flag in symbolic solidarity

In a symbolic move of solidarity with the Italian people hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Foreign Ministry raised the Italian flag at the central building in Athens. Present at the ceremony on Friday morning was Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, Italian Ambassador to Greece Efisio Luigi Marras and …

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Patras: Greek suspected of coronavirus hospitalized in quarantine (UPD)

A Greek man has been in quarantine in the University Hospital of Rio by Patras, the gateway for arrivals from virus-hit Italy. He has been suffering from symptoms that resemble those of coronavirus. He came with a ferry liner from Italy to Greece on Sunday. According to initial reports Monday …

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