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Tsipras: “We’ll vote for the frigates but no carte blanche for armament spending”

Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras, head of the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, told the Parliament that his party supports the purchase of the new frigates but it is not prepared to give the government “carte blanche” regarding armaments spending. “No one doubts the importance of increasing the country’s deterrent capacity but it …

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Turkish F-16 fly over Greek islands as FM Dendias meets with Turkey’s ambassador in Athens

Turkish fighter jets flew over Greeks islands thus violating Greek airspace, while on the ground Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was holding a meeting with the Turkish ambassador in Athens before his meeting with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. According to a statement by the Greek General Staff, a pair of Turkish …

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Turkish jets conduct 50 violations of Greek airspace on a single day

Greek military authorities reported a total of 50 violations of the country’s national airspace by Turkish jets on Thursday. The violations were conducted by 13 aircraft in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean Sea. The 13 aircraft were identified as eight F-16s, two F-4 and one CN-235. On nine occasions, …

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