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Tag: Panos Kammenos

Tsipras wins confidence vote 3

Tsipras wins confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, with the victory clearing a major obstacle for Tsipras’ Prespes Agreement. “Today the Greek parliament gave a vote of confidence…

Greece's new Defence Minister is sworn in 5

Greece’s new Defence Minister is sworn in

Greece’s new National Defence Minister, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, formerly chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, was sworn in on Monday evening, replacing Panos Kammenos who resigned on Sunday. Apostolakis was…

Kammenos announces his party withdrawal from Government 9

Kammenos announces his party withdrawal from Government

Defence Minister and ANEL (The Independent Greeks) leader, Panos Kammenos has announced his party will be withdrawing from Greece’s coalition government, after his meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today at Maximos Mansion. Upon…

Defence Minister responds after Erdogan calls Greeks ‘pirates’ 20

Defence Minister responds after Erdogan calls Greeks ‘pirates’

Greece’s Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday denounced the Turkish President’s derogatory reference to Greeks as “pirates of the Mediterranean” saying that “Greece respects international law, protects its national sovereignty and seeks…

Greek Defence Minister meets with Russian counterpart 22

Greek Defence Minister meets with Russian counterpart

Greece’s Defence Minister Panos Kammenos met with his Russian counterpart during his official two-day visit in Moscow. Russian National Defence Minister told the Greek Defence Minister that his country is watching the growing…

USA military might back Israel, Cyprus, Greece alliance 26

USA military might back Israel, Cyprus, Greece alliance

Following his meeting in the Pentagon with General James Mattis, Greece’s Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, announced the speeding up of new “defence agreements” that will contribute to the design of a “virtually…

Greek Defence Minister in Cyprus for Republic's anniversary 28

Greek Defence Minister in Cyprus for Republic’s anniversary

Greece’s Defence Minister Panos Kammenos will represent the Greek government in the celebration of the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Cyprus. Kammenos will be received by the President…

New Greek government members sworn in 30

New Greek government members sworn in

The new members of the government were sworn in on Wednesday afternoon, in a ceremony held at the presidential mansion in the presence of President Prokopios Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. …

Key Ministers Keep Positions in Greek Cabinet Reshuffle 33

Key Ministers Keep Positions in Greek Cabinet Reshuffle

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a reshuffle of his government on Tuesday, keeping key ministers in place while bringing in some new faces. Tsipras’ new cabinet contains only minor changes, including new…

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