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NIRIIS-22: Multinational Military exercise concludes in Greece (picts)

Multinational exercise “Niriis-22” took place from November 5 to 13 in the wider area of ​​Crete and south of the Peloponnese, with the participation of personnel and media of the armed forces of Greece, the USA and Israel. Also participating in the exercise was the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two, …

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Direct flights USA-Greece to extend into winter months, says Tourism Minister

Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Monday that direct flights from the USA to Greece will be extended into the winter months. Speaking at “Travel Leaders” economic-development forum organized in south Athens, with the participation of  important tour operators from all over the world and representatives of the three largest …

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Port in a Storm: Enhancing US-Greece Cooperation at Alexandroupolis

“The USA and its NATO partners urgently need to capitalize on the opportunities offered by the port of Alexandroupolis and by Greece more generally,” says an analysis of the significant strategic role of Greece after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The analysis has been prepared by  the Jewish Institute for National …

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USA warns Turkey of S-400 from Russia or else face sanctions

The US State Department has warned Turkey to avoid “transactions with Russia’s defense sector” or else face sanctions. The warning comes a day after Russian news agency Tass reported that Moscow and Ankara had signed a contract for the shipment of a second batch of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems. “The …

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Purchase of F-35 fighter jets, energy, Turkey dominate Mitsotakis-Biden meeting

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis confirmed that Greece is eyeing the purchase of advanced US-built F-35 fighter jets and that a leading American defense contractor is seeking to invest in the country’s aerospace industry. “We will launch the process for the acquisition of a squadron of F-35 aircraft, and we do …

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Communist KKE unfurls banners on Acropolis to protest Greece-USA Defense Agreement

Greece’s Communist party KKE unfurled two banners over one of the walls of the Acropolis of Athens early Thursday morning. Written in Greek and in English, the banners read: “No to war. No to involvement. No to the bases of death.” Video: KKE has always called US military bases as …

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Greece scraps mandatory Covid-test for travelers from USA, Canada, Australia

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority modified its latest air directive (NOTAM) and scrapped the requirement of mandatory Covid-19 for travelers from the United States, Canada and Australia. Travelers from these three countries will not longer have to present a negative Covid-19 test, provided they have a vaccination certificate or a certificate …

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