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Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece is facing two major external challenges- the coronavirus pandemic and Turkish provocativeness, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said on Monday. He noted that a stabilisation in the number of daily cases is…

Greece to boost its armed forces

Greece to boost its armed forces

Greece is ready to spend part of its cash reserves to support its armed forces, the country’s Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Monday. “The Prime Minister’s mandate is to reduce taxes…

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in 7

New second lieutenants of the Greek Army sworn in

On Friday, the graduation and swearing-in ceremony of the new second lieutenants took place at the Hellenic Army Academy in Vari, a southeastern suburb of Athens. The swords to the new second lieutenants of…

fence at Evros border

The fence at Evros border will be completed in a few months

Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis while speaking to SKAI, stated that the extension of the border fence across the Evros River will be completed in a few months time. Greece is reinforcing…

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US working to ease tensions between Greece and Turkey (VIDEO)

The United States is actively working towards easing mounting tensions between NATO allies Greece and Turkey, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer said on Wednesday. During an…

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