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Tag: Nikos Panagiotopoulos

MMSC frigate.

Greek Navy wants to boost ties with the U.S. by purchasing frigates

The Greek Navy has proposed purchasing the American Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) frigates  to continue boosting its ties with the United States and upgrade its fleet. According to Kathimerini, “the proposal is…

Greece and India agree to boost military ties 1

Greece and India agree to boost military ties

After a productive meeting today in Athens, Greece and India have agreed to increase military relations between the two countries. On Twitter, Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said: “Meeting with the Ambassador…

Greece to sign defence deal with France 8

Greece to sign defence deal with France

Greece will sign a wide-ranging defence deal with France in coming months, the two countries’ defence ministers said on Monday, months after a similar agreement was made between Athens and Washington. “We…

Nikos Panagiotopoulos

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…

TURKISH FIGHTER JETS

Turkish fighter jets violate Aegean airspace 40 times in one day

Greek air force pilots intercepted Turkish fighter planes that illegally entered Greece’s airspace 40 times on Tuesday, December 17, as tensions continue to soar between the two countries, with Ankara claiming they…

Greece to get drones from US and Israel 10

Greece to get drones from US and Israel

National Defence Minister, Nikos Panagiotopoulos said that Greece will soon start to manufacture its own Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). Speaking at Parliament on Friday, he also revealed that the country will acquire…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Greek PM remains hopeful on Turkey as he updates Cyprus

Greece’s Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with Cyprus Republic President, Nicos Anastasiades by telephone on Thursday and briefed him on his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, that occurred…

Nikos Panagiotopoulos

Greece monitoring Turkish activity in the Aegean

Greece’s newly appointed National Defence Minister, Nikos Panagiotopoulos said that the government is closely monitoring Turkey’s illegal drilling in Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Panagiotopoulos made the comments in parliament on Monday…

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