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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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ExxonMobile, Qatar Petroleum stay out of “our jurisdiction”, says Turkey

The United States and Qatar have assured Turkey that Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum will stay out of Turkey’s continental shelf in the Eastern Mediterranean, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, after the companies were given an energy exploration license in disputed waters. Earlier this month, Ankara accused Cyprus …

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