Apostolakis

Defense Minister Apostolakis from Cyprus: ''We Will Decisively Defend Our Sovereign Rights''

Greece's Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis said from Cyprus on Wednesday that Greece will defend its sovereign rights in a decisive manner. Apostolakis is on an official visit to Cyprus, where he met both with the President of the Republic Nicos...

Greek Defense Minister Apostolakis Concerned About Turkey's Increasing Provocations

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis expressed his concern about Turkey's increasing provocations in the Aegean Sea during a news conference in New York on Wednesday night. Apostolakis said that an accident is possible due to Turkey's behavior in the Aegean...

Greek Defense Minister Slams Turkey for Implying Cyprus and Aegean are Turkish

The Greek Minister of Defense Evangelos Apostolakis issued a stern statement aimed at the Turkish Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar on Friday afternoon. The Minister's statement came several hours after the provocative accusations of the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, who...

Greece's Defense Minister Apostolakis Warns ''Serious Accident'' With Turkey Could Occur

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis warned on Monday that there is a chance of a serious accident occurring with Turkey in the Aegean Sea. His remarks were made while speaking to an Athens meeting of the sub-committees of NATO's Parliamentary...

Greek Defense Minister Apostolakis Meets With Turkey's Akar in Brussels

The defense ministers of Greece and Turkey, Evangelos Apostolakis and Hulusi Akar, met together on Wednesday in Brussels. The ministers were both in the capital city for a ministerial summit among NATO members. The meeting lasted for approximately 30 minutes...

Turkish Provocations Continue as Apostolakis Takes Office

Turkey’s Defense Ministry uploaded a tweet on Tuesday noting that the country is continuing its hydrocarbon research in the eastern Mediterranean with the state-owned vessel ''Barbaros''. The move was received in Athens as a clear message to the new Greek...

Tsipras Meets New Defense Minister Apostolakis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with his new Defense Minister, Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, at Maximos Mansion on Monday at noontime. ''The decision to appoint Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis as defense minister was a message to all sides, both within Greece...

''Avoid Provocations or You'll Pay a Heavy Price'', Turkey's Akar Warns Greece

In a statement made on Wednesday, Greece's Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis' said ''if Turkish forces land on a rocky islet in the Aegean, it will be razed.'' In response, Hulusi Akar, Turkey's Defence Minister said that ''everyone should avoid provocations'' adding that...

Reactions to Dora Bakoyiannis' Return to New Democracy

ATHENS – The former New Democracy minister, who was kicked out of the party for refusing to support austerity measures and formed her own political group that failed to win seats in the May 6 elections, has returned to...