Tag: Pirates

Minerva Virgo

Greek tanker attacked by pirates

Greece’s Shipping Ministry reported on Thursday that the Greek-flagged tanker ‘Minerva Virgo’ was attacked by pirates while sailing near the city of Cotonou, on the south coast of Benin in West Africa.…

Defence Minister responds after Erdogan calls Greeks ‘pirates’ 7

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…