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France's Flagship Aircraft Carrier Sends Message of Support From Cyprus' EEZ

France further intensified its strong military presence in the Eastern Mediterranean on Wednesday, in an effort to send a clear message of military might to all those who provoke Cyprus regarding its sovereign rights in the region. The flagship of...

World Leaders Reach Agreement on Libya at Berlin Conference

World leaders agreed on a final communique regarding Libya during a conference held in Berlin on Sunday. Details of the agreement were presented during a press conference by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN Special Envoy for Libya...

Libyan Strongman General Haftar Holds Talks with Greek Leaders

The commander of rebel forces in war-torn Libya, General Khalifa Haftar, met Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens today in a bid to counter Turkish support for his opponents. The surprise visit by Haftar takes place ahead of a...

Greece Announces New Leaders of the Armed Forces

The Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA), Greece's supreme decision-making body on issues of foreign policy and national defense, held a meeting on Friday morning and named who would become the new leaders of the country's armed...

Greek Navy Systematically Recording Country's Most Iconic Shipwrecks

The first phase of a project to investigate and record the current state of historic Naval shipwrecks in Greece has recently been completed, according to a Hellenic (Greek) Navy General Staff (HNGS) announcement released on Wednesday. The investigation, using a...

The Naval Base at Souda, Crete: Strategic Asset or Source of Danger for Greece?

At a time when tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating dangerously, the strategic importance of Souda Naval Base on Crete is coming under the spotlight once again. Formally known as ''Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay,'' this facility, located...

EU Expresses ”Strong Concern” About Turkish Decision to Send Troops to Libya

Peter Stano, the lead spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, issued a statement on Friday condemning the Turkish Parliament's decision to grant President Erdogan the power to send Turkish troops to Libya. ''The European Union...

State-of-the-Art American Drones Go Through Their Paces in Larissa, Greece

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, the company which produces the new, state-of-the-art American ''MQ-9 Guardian'' drones, presented its new unmanned aircraft today at the Hellenic Airforce (HAF) military base in Larissa, Thessaly. The ''MQ-9 Guardian'' and the tremendous capabilities it can...

Greece Second Only to US in NATO Defense Spending

Greece is the country that spends the highest amount of money in NATO for its defense as a percentage of its GDP, after only the United States, official data recently revealed. According to the available data from NATO, only five...

France, Italy and Cyprus to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in Eastern Mediterranean

The naval forces of the nations of France, Italy and the Republic of Cyprus will conduct a tripartite maritime cooperation exercise on Thursday called “CYP/FRA/IT 2019,” the Cypriot Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday. The three European Union nations will conduct...