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1. EU gives €60-80m to fund Hellenic defense systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-gives-€60-80m-to-fund-hellenic-defense-systems

As part of the moves to strengthen the European defense industry, based on the increased need for defense equipment resulting from the war in Ukraine,...

2. Akar singles out Menendez as Ankara cosies up to Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-singles-out-menendez-as-ankara-cosies-up-to-athens

Turkey’s defense minister has described his recent talks with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, as very constructive and honest and said all issues were discussed in an open manner...

3. Greek minister on rare visit to Turkey as tensions ease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-minister-on-rare-visit-to-turkey-as-tensions-ease

NATO members Turkey and Greece can resolve their disputes through peaceful means and dialogue, Turkey’s defense minister said after talks with his Greek counterpart Tuesday, in the latest sign of easing tensions between the rival neighbors...

4. Greek defense minister to visit Turkey as tension wanes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defense-minister-to-visit-turkey-as-tension-wanes

Greece’s defense minister announced Thursday that he will travel to neighboring Turkey next week as part of an effort to ease tension between the two NATO members, which have long-standing and often volatile disputes...

5. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

6. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

7. Greek border with Turkey to be fully fenced-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-with-turkey-to-be-fully-fenced-off

Responding to an apparent escalation in Turkish moves to push migrants into Greece over land and sea, the Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) decided on Tuesday in favor of additional measures for the protection of the country’s borders....

8. Efforts afoot to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-afoot-to-de-escalate-tensions

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over....

9. Athens wants arms for Ukraine out of public view

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wants-arms-for-ukraine-out-of-public-view

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos says he would ask the heads of the three branches of the Greek Armed Forces to contain recent disclosures in the media on the list of weapons that Greece may send to Ukraine, likening their information system to a 'swiss cheese'...

10. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

11. Athens puts CBMs with Turkey on ice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-puts-cbms-with-turkey-on-ice

Greece has frozen plans for the next round of confidence-building measures (CBMs) with Turkey at the level of defense ministries, following a barrage of Turkish overflights in the eastern Aegean. The talks have been postponed for the future, government sources said....

12. Greeks halt weapons to Ukraine as Russia warns US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-halt-weapons-to-ukraine-as-russia-warns-us

Athens signaled this week there would be no more weapons shipments to Ukraine, as reports emerged that Moscow has also warned Washington that US and NATO weaponry sent to Kiev could bring 'unpredictable consequences'...

13. March 25: Magnificent parade in Syntagma (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/march-25-magnificent-parade-in-syntagma-images

The parade at Syntagma in honor of Greece's national day was magnificent....

14. Akar’s claim of joint sea exploitation dismissed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-s-claim-of-joint-sea-exploitation-dismissed

Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos has denied the issue of “co-exploitation of the Aegean” was raised in talks with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday....

15. Greece will send defensive military equipment to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-send-defensive-military-equipment-to-ukraine

Greece will contribute defensive military equipment to Ukraine following a meeting at the prime minister’s office on Sunday....

16. Greece’s first six Rafale jets mark arrival with salute over Acropolis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-first-six-rafale-jets-mark-arrival-with-salute-over-acropolis

The first six Rafale fighter jets Greece has purchased from France as part of a new defense agreement flew over the Acropolis in a salute on Wednesday after making the journey from Istres near Marseilles to Athens....

17. Athens looking to buy 15 naval ships by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-looking-to-buy-15-naval-ships-by-2026

At a time when Greece is being pressured on different fronts, the country is now pursuing a comprehensive strategy of deepening and expanding its diplomatic imprint in the wider region...

18. Greece-France defense agreement for new frigates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-france-defense-agreement-for-new-frigates

Greece-France defense agreement for the acquisition of new frigates and corvettes for the needs of the Navy, is expected to be announced tomorrow, ending a multi-year standstill...

19. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

20. Athens starts diplomatic offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-starts-diplomatic-offensive

Athens has embarked on an ambitious diplomatic offensive aiming to woo old and new friends in the bid to advance its positions in the face of Turkey’s stance in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

21. After collision, Athens plans next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-collision-athens-plans-next-steps

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Tuesday congratulated the captain of the Greek frigate Limnos that accidentally collided with a Turkish ship during a standoff in the Eastern Mediterranean last week and indicated that Greece is prepared to hold talks with Turkey on the condition that it withdraws its warships and seismic research vessels from the area of the Greek continental shelf...

22. Greek defence minister radios Limnos captain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-radios-limnos-captain

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos has congratulated the captain of the Greek frigate that was involved in last week's collision with a Turkish ship in the eastern Mediterranean...

23. Borrell says EU ‘determined’ to protect external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-says-eu-‘determined-to-protect-external-borders

The European Union is “determined” to protect its external borders and Greece’s territory, the bloc’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, said during a visit at Greece’s northeastern border on Wednesday....

24. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

25. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

26. Greek and French Defence Ministers declare united front

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-french-defence-ministers-declare-united-front

Greek and French Defence Ministers, Nikos Panagiotopoulos and Florence Parly, denounced Turkey’s illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean during their meeting in Athens on Monday....

27. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

28. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

29. Greek Defence minister denies Erdogan's phone talk claims on Imia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-denies-erdogan-s-phone-talk-claims-on-imia

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos rejected on Thursday claims by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he sent a message to Greece through Defence Minister Hulusi Akar not to make any “move” over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia, for which the two countries were brought to the brink of war twenty-four years ago....

30. Greek, Turkish defense ministers hold telephone conversation ahead of NATO meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-defense-ministers-hold-telephone-conversation-ahead-of-nato-meeting

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar held a telephone conversation Wednesday ahead of the meeting of NATO ministers of defense in Brussels February 12-13, Kathimerini reports....

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