Parliamentary Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee votes in favour of Greek-French deal

Greek Parliament committee

The Greek-French defence agreement passed its reading at the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee level on Tuesday.

New Democracy, Movement for Change (KINAL) and Greek Solution voted in favour of the defence agreement.

Voting against it were main opposition SYRIZA, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and MeRA25.

The ratification vote in plenary is scheduled for October 7.

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