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North Macedonia on joining NATO

Greece congratulates North Macedonia on joining NATO

The Greek Foreign Ministry has congratulated North Macedonia for becoming the 30th member of NATO. “We congratulate the Republic of North Macedonia that joins NATO as the 30th member of our alliance.…

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North Macedonia becomes NATO’s 30th member

North Macedonia on Friday officially became the 30th member of the NATO military alliance. “North Macedonia is now part of the NATO family, a family of 30 nations and almost 1 billion…

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EU kickstarts membership talks for North Macedonia

According to the news wire service agency Agence France Presse (AFP) on Monday, EU member states agreed to open accession talks with North Macedonia and, conditionally, with Albania. Citing several diplomatic sources,…

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Aegean Airlines suspends all flights abroad

Aegean Airlines on Monday announced that it will suspend all international flights, both inbound and outbound, from March 26 to April 30. “Given the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions…

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Greece closes borders to all non-EU citizens

From 6am on Wednesday, March 18, Greece will close its borders to non-EU nationals, GTP Headlines reported. The decision was announced by Greek Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos…

Greece ‘wins’ arms embargo on Libya

Greece ‘wins’ arms embargo on Libya

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias declared a small win, after the European Council agreed to enforce an arms embargo on Libya by air and sea, in statements made in Brussels on Monday.…

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Greece wants NATO to halt migration influx from Turkey

Greece’s Defence Minister, Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Thursday called for a greater presence of NATO in the Aegean, during the two-day meeting of NATO Defence Ministers in Brussels that occurred on the 12-13th…

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Europe prepares measures against Turkey

In light of Turkey’s ongoing provocations against Greece and Cyprus in the Aegean, diplomatic sources on Friday said the EU is preparing a series of measures against Turkey. According to the sources,…

Greek and Turkish Defence Ministers hold talks during NATO meeting 5

Greek and Turkish Defence Ministers hold talks during NATO meeting

Greece’s National Defence Minister Evangelos Apostolakis met with his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar on the sidelines of the NATO ministers meetings in Brussels on Wednesday, and expressed Greece’s protest over Turkey’s presence…

Greek activists urge PM to push EU on climate change 7

Greek activists urge PM to push EU on climate change

Greek activists petitioned Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday to push EU leaders harder for climate change initiatives at the upcoming European Council on June 20 and 21. The upcoming Council meeting…

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Greece and Turkey make baby steps towards easing tensions

Greece’s Foreign Minster George Katrougalos, had a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu following their meeting in Brussels on Thursday, declaring their willingness to de-escalate tensions between the two…