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New US Ambassador to Greece Tsunis Vows to Combat China’s Influence

George J. Tsunis, a New York attorney who is personal friend of President Joe Biden, faced confirmation hearings on Wednesday as part of his nomination as the United States Ambassador to Greece. As part of the hearings, philhellene Senator Bob...

Greece Slams Spain Over Military Sales to Turkey

Greece expressed its irritation on Thursday at Spain's recent agreement with Turkey, which includes a series of military sales to Ankara. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and visiting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain held a joint press conference following...

Greece, Saudi Arabia Expand Ties in Investments, Energy and Defense

Greece and Saudi Arabia agreed to expand collaboration in investments, energy, tourism and defense during a meeting between Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh on Tuesday. To that effect,...

US, Greece Strengthen Ties by Renewing Mutual Defense Agreement

The US and Greece strengthened their bilateral ties on Thursday by opening a new round of strategic dialogue and signing the renewal of the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA). At a ceremony at the Department of State, US Secretary of...

The Entire France-Greece Defense and Security Agreement

Greece and France sealed a new defense and security agreement on Tuesday, which included a deal for the sale of three frigates, with the option for a fourth. At the signing ceremony in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron said the...

Five NATO Allies Battle It Out to Sell Frigates to Greece

Greece is a battleground for competing NATO allies who have rushed to sell new frigates and capitalize on the country's defense program

Greek Patriot who Donated Entire Estate to Homeland Defense Honored

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou honored the Greek shipowner and World War II veteran who donated his entire wealth to the Greek armed forces.

Greek Shipowner Donates Entire Wealth to the Armed Forces

A Greek shipowner and World War II veteran donated his entire wealth to the Greek armed forces earlier this week. Iakovos Tsounis, 97, donated 23 million euros and 60 landing craft, declaring that he wants to leave life as he...

Greece Eyes US F-35 Jets After French Rafale

Greece is eying to buy the state-of-the-art F-35 fighter aircraft from the US, the country's Defense Minister revealed on Tuesday. Speaking after Greece and France signed the agreement to buy 18 Rafale fighters, Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos said that "sooner or...

Rafale Jet Purchase Approved by Greek Parliament

The Greek Parliament overwhelmingly approved on Thursday the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale fighter jets. All of Greece's political parties, with the exception of the Communist party and Gianis Varoufakis' Mera25, voted for the bill which was approved by a...