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Envelope with blood at the Embassy of Ukraine in Athens

Αn envelope with blood has arrived at the Embassy of Ukraine in Athens on Monday. The envelope was found by a security officer who informed the Greek police. The “bloody envelope” arrived with the embassy’s mail and was located outside the building of the diplomatic mission. The incident has launched …

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Greek President meets Zelensky in Kyiv, expresses full support to Ukrainian people

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos visited Ukraine on Thursday and had a meeting President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv. In statement after the meeting with Zelensky, Sakellaropoulou expressed Greece’s undivided support and solidarity to the heroic Ukrainian people who are already facing nine months …

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Greek-German tank-swap finalized: 40 BMP-1 for Ukraine, 40 MARDER for Greece

Greece’s National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and his German counterpart Christine Lambrecht on Friday agreed to facilitate the consignment of armored vehicles to Ukraine. The tank-swap deal provides that Greece will send 40 tanks to Ukraine and receive corresponding number by Germany Greece will supply Ukraine with 40 Soviet-era armored …

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Greece hosts Ukrainian children in summer camps

The first 117 of 600 Ukrainian children aged 6-15 that will be hosted in Greek summer camps arrived in Athens and Thessaloniki on Friday. Greece’s union of privately held camps (Panhellenic Union of Private Initiative Camp Operators) offered to host the children, all of which left Bucha and arrived in …

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+++Fire-fighting helicopter crash off Samos: 2 rescued, 2 dead UPDATE (video, pcts)

A fire-fighting helicopter crashed into the sea off the island of Samos on Wednesday afternoon. Four crew member missing. Big Search and Rescue Operation underway. According to preliminary information, the helicopter, type ER-MH4, crashed while it was attempting to collect water from the sea. The helicopter was participating in the …

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EU Commission revises forecasts for Greece’s economy downwards to 3.5%

The European Commission has revised its forecasts for the Greek economy downwards, envisaging a GDP growth of 3.5% in 2022 and 3.1% in 2023, from 4.9% and 3.5% respectively in its winter forecasts made in last February. On Monday, the Commission released its spring 2022 report on economic growth in …

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Greece opens again embassy in Kiev

“In a move of high symbolism, the Greek flag is flying again in Kiev today and the Greek Embassy opened again its doors in the Ukrainian capital,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Monday in statements after his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Kenya Reychelle Omamo. Η ελληνική σημαία …

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FM Dendias: Greece asked The Hague prosecutor to investigate crimes in Mariupol

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has said that he sent a letter to the International Criminal Court in The Hague asking for the investigation of crimes against the ethnic Greek community committed in Mariupol and two other villages in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with daily kathimerini, Dendias stressed that …

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Greek Foreign Ministry evacuates 47 more people from Ukraine

The operation “Nostos 7” for the evacuation of 47 individuals from Ukraine, including one Greek citizen, 25 ethnic Greeks and one Swedish citizen, has been concluded successfully, the Greek foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. The evacuees crossed the Ukrainian-Moldovan border at midnight and were in Bucharest on Wednesday, the ministry …

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Greece to provide treatment to Ukrainian children suffering from cancer

Greece has offered to provide treatment to Ukrainian children suffering from cancer. Health Minister Thanos Plevris made this offer to his Ukrainian counterpart Victor Liashko through a teleconference. The main topic of discussion was the transfer of children suffering from cancer, as well as their families, from Ukraine to the …

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