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Greece Slams Germany for Not Agreeing to Tough Sanctions Against Turkey

Germany is not standing up to its leadership role in the European Union when it rejects Athens' call for an arms embargo to be imposed on Turkey, Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias said in an interview with Politico...

US to Lift Cyprus Arms Embargo, Foreign Minister Christodoulides Says

The Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides referred to the prospect of the  Republic of Cyprus buying arms from the United States in the near future. Speaking with the Associated Press on Friday, he said that ''the U.S. will...

Russia to Extend Embargo on Western Food Imports, Including Greek Products

Moscow is to prolong its embargo on Western food imports in response to the extension of sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union. The embargo includes Greek agricultural products. Russia's embargo on products from European Union countries, U.S.A., Australia...

Twenty Greek Food Production Companies to be Granted the Right to Export to Russia

Twenty Greek food production companies will be given the 'green light' to export products to the Russian market, when the embargo is lifted, Assistant chief of Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) Alexey Alekseenko on Monday said...

Russian Embargo-hit Farmers to Be Compensated By Greek State

A series of measures to limit the impact of the Russian embargo on fresh Greek agricultural product imports was announced by the Greek Foreign Ministry. These measures include compensation of producers hit by the embargo, and the activation of a mechanism...

WWII Hero Greek Eurodeputy Pens Emotional Letter to Putin to Rethink Embargo

Greek SYRIZA MEP Manolis Glezos, wrote an emotionally-charged letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to rethink Russia's import embargo to Greek goods. Glezos pleaded to Putin to exclude Greek agricultural products from Russia's recently announced embargo on imports from the EU, the...

This Town Could Die from the Russian Import Embargo to Greece

A long-lasting Russian embargo on Greek fur products could destroy the beautiful town of Kastoria, an international centre of fur trade in Northern Greece. "The town's economy depends on Russian clients who buy 80% of its production," warns the Greek Furriers Association in a letter to the Greek...

Greek Wine and Olive Oil Survive Russia’s Import Embargo

Baby food and alcoholic drinks, including wine, have been excluded from the embargo the Russian government decided to impose on imports from EU countries, the United States, Australia, Canada and Norway. Although the ban on Greek goods exported to...

Lyricist-Poet Alkis Alkaios Passes Away

Alkis Alkaios (right) the well-kown poet and lyricist, died of cancer at 63. Alkaios, whose real name was Vaggelis Liaros, was born on the  Albanian-Greek border and from an early age became a naturalized citizen of Parga. He made his...