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Slovakia withdraws from Turkish drill due to occupied north Cyprus participation

Slovakia withdrew its participation from the Turkish military exercise “Anadolu Ankasi 2021” on Thursday, after a Greek demarche due to the participation of  Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in the drill. According to a Greek Foreign Ministry statement, the participation [of the Turkish-occupied north Cyprus] was conveyed by Slovak Foreign Minister Ivan …

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Joint Greek-American military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea

The presence of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean has provided the Hellenic Armed Forces with the opportunity to conduct several exercises with their American counterparts. The Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) said in a press release that it has planned joint aeronautical exercises with …

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Turkey-Libya deal is “bogus” says France’s ambassador to Athens

French Ambassador to Athens, Patrick Maisonnave, described the Turkey-Libya deal as “bogus” on Monday and underlined the interest of his country to boost defense ties with Greece. Referring to Turkey’s provocations in the region, which he described as “activism,” he said, “we shall see how we respond to this behavior.” …

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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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Turkey fuels tension with Greece with outrageous statements and actions

For one more time, Turkey has been fueling tension with Greece with a series of outrageous statements and actions. During a visit to North-East Greece, a Turkish Deputy Prime Minister claimed that the Muslim minority in Thrace were “Turkish citizens.” At the same time, Ankara sent a military helicopter over …

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