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Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus...

Vitsas Says ‘Irrational’ for Turkey to Cause Fait Accompli in Cyprus’ EEZ

Any attempt on the part of Turkey to pose obstacles and cause a fait accompli in Cyprus' maritime area would be irrational, Alternate Defence...

Greek Dep DefMin: We Deal With Turkish Provocations Calmly and With Determination

"We operate based on three things: composure, calm, determination," said Greece's Deputy Defense Minister Dimitris Vitsas on Wednesday in light of recent provocations by...

ND Officials Criticize Government for Missing Civil Servants Hired to Work in Hot-Spots

Two New Democracy (ND) officials accused the government on Monday of hiring thousands of civil servants to work in island hotspots, many of which...

‘Not Looking for Excuses for Moria; We Were Caught Unprepared’ Says Minister

The ministry of migration was caught unprepared by the freezing weather, Greek Alternate Defense Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Wednesday, talking to Real FM...

Refurbished Ritsona Camp Opens to 160 Refugee Families

The refurbishment of Ritsona camp will improve the living conditions of the refugees who live there by providing full catering and healthcare, Alternate Defense...

The Situation in Turkey is Strange and Remains Uncertain, Alternate Def. Min Says

As Turkey is in a strange situation - the situation has not normalized yet - you always have some concerns and you ought to...

Trial of Turkish Military Personnel Postponed in Greece

The Alexandroupolis first instance court on Monday has granted a three-day postponement in the trial of eight Turkish military men who fled to Greece...

Preserving History, Fighting neo-Nazism are Best Ways to Honour Victims of Distomo, Says Minister

The best way to honour the victims of the Nazi atrocities in the village of Distomo is to preserve the historical memory and stop...

Greek Deputy Minister of Defense Commits to Normalized Refugee Flow by Easter

"Piraeus Port will see the transfer of refugees and migrants to other areas by Easter, while at the same time the situation in Idomeni...

Piraeus Port to be Decongested by Week’s End

Piraeus port will be decongested from the bulk of refugees and migrants by the end of the week and it will be emptied by...

Minister: Greece Will Speed Up Asylum Applications to 2 Weeks

Greece will be able to process asylum claims within two weeks, including appeals, once a migration deal between the European Union and Turkey is...

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