Greek Defense Minister

Kammenos: Greece Favors NATO's Operation in the Aegean Resulting in Slashing Numbers of Refugee Flow

BRUSSELS (ANA-MPA/N. Melisova) – Greece is in favor of NATO’s operation in the Aegean which has tackled refugee flows, as well as in favor of the organization’s cooperation with the EU in the operations “Sophia” and “Endeavour” for security...

Greece Receives Remains of Soldiers Who Died in Cyprus Invasion

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos pledged on Tuesday to honor all Greeks who fought in Cyprus during the Turkish invasion in 1974 and went missing, speaking at a ceremony to receive the remains of six soldiers who were returned by...

Greek Farmers Warn of Protests Due to New Government Measures

Northern Greek farmers are currently on standby, ready to take to the streets if necessary. A warning had already been sent to the government, about further protests due to the changes to the tax and pension status of farmers,...

Greek Defense Minister: 'I Will Support Tsipras to the End'

Whoever wishes to support the government’s ruling majority is “welcome” to do so, said the Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos. He also commented on the ecumenical government scenarios, noting that in September, Greek people voted for the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition. The...

Defense Minister Kammenos: 'ISIS Ιs the Αbsolute Αsymmetrical Τhreat'

Greek Defense Minister and Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos said that France has not asked anything from Greece regarding a possible military operation against the jihadists. "Greece has traditional binds and relations with countries like Egypt, Israel, UAE, Tunisia and...

Greek DefMin Kammenos Rules Out Greek Military Intervention

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday, in statements to ANT1 TV, ruled out the possibility Greece participating in military interventions. "Greece's role as a guarantor of stability in the wider region is more important," he underlined. Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris...

Kos Residents Attack Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos

Residents on the Greek island of Kos cannot bear the situation any longer. Over the last month, thousands of undocumented migrants and refugees have arrived on the island, however there is no place where they can be accommodated. The crowd...

Greek Defense Minister: 'United States Ask for Our Support on Russian Sanctions'

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said that the United States attempted to encourage Greece to support a new round of Russian sanctions but Athens still enjoys sharing religious and economic bonds with its "friend" and "ally," Moscow. After his meeting with US Under...

Defense Minister of Greece to Visit Armenia

Greek Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will pay an official visit to Armenia. The delegation headed by Dimitris Avramopoulos will be welcomed at the Armenian Defense Ministry on Tuesday morning. The meetings of two ministers and delegations will be held, Armenian...