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Republicans ‘Do Not Support’ Sale of F-16s to Turkey, Rep. Bilirakis Says

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis, (R-FL) said on Wednesday that Republicans have not supported the F-16 sale to Turkey, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed. According to Reuters, Erdogan who is in New York for the UN General Assembly meeting, said...

Erdogan, Putin, Raisi Holding Hands “A Picture Worth 1,000 Words”

Greek-American Representatives Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) slammed the trilateral meeting between Erdogan, Putin, and Raisi earlier in the week in Tehran. In a bipartisan statement, the two Greek-American politicians noted that "one picture is worth 1,000 words." They...

US Congress Prepares for Battle Over Sale of F-16 Fighters to Turkey

On Thursday, Greek-American members of Congress expressed strong opposition to President Joe Biden's expressed support for the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey. “We should sell them the F-16 jets and modernize those jets as well,” Biden said at the...

Greece Launches “Strong” Protest to Turkey Over Island Overflights

Greece launched Wednesday a "strong" diplomatic protest against Turkey over the illegal overflights of Turkish jets in eastern Aegean earlier in the day. The foreign ministry in Athens summoned the Turkish Ambassador to Greece to launch the protest. "These actions constitute...

Greek-American Groups Mobilize to Prevent Sale of F-16s to Turkey

Greek-American groups launched a campaign on Thursday to prevent the sale of F-16 fighter aircraft to Turkey after the Biden administration signaled that the sale would serve US national security interests. The campaign follows the letter sent by the State...

Bilirakis’ Initiative to Stop Sale of F-16’s to Turkey

Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis, (R-FL) along with Hellenic Caucus Co-Chair Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH), led a group of colleagues in writing a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently opposing US plans to sell...

F-16s from UAE Arrive at Their New Base at Souda Bay

  Greek media are reporting that there is a change in the air over Souda Bay base on Crete. During the day on Friday, four F-16 fighter jets from the United Arab Emirates will fly there and it is reported that...