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Greece Requests to Buy Squadron of US' F-35 Stealth Jets

Greece has asked the United States to purchase up to two dozen fifth generation F-35 aircraft to boost its defense capabilities in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, it emerged on Monday. The official Letter of Request (LOR) from the Department...

Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Makes History

Vice President Elect Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman, African American, and South Asian American US Vice President. Harris reacted on Twitter to her own and President Elect Joseph R. Biden's projected win. "This election is about so...

Pentagon Promises “Serious Consequences” After Turkey Tests S-400 Missile System

After Turkey tested the Russian S-400 air-defense missile system, chief Pentagon spokesman Johnathan Rath Hoffman stressed that the act was a violation of the country's "commitments as a US and NATO ally" on Friday. The S-400 system, considered one of...

US Offers Frigate Co-Production Deal with Greece

The United States has proposed that Greece purchase four American-made frigates, offering in return the co-production of three vessels in the country, Defense News reports. The leading defense publication says that should Greece decide to buy frigates from the United...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Shares Moving Family Photos

Greek NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo recently shared a post full of touching family photos on his instagram account. In a slideshow featuring childhood pictures of Giannis and his three siblings, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alexis, the incredible athlete shows the transformation...

Joint Greek-US Military Exercise Held South of Crete

A joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise was held on Monday in the sea area south of Crete. According to a Hellenic National Defence General Staff's announcement, the exercise, which is part of the ongoing military cooperation between Greece and the United...

Greece Considers Opening to American Tourists by End of July

Greece announced on Monday that it is considering resuming flights to and from the U.S. by the end of July —  under the precondition that tourists will show a “negative” COVID-19 test. The decision was made at a meeting to...

US Sends Financial Assistance to Support Coronavirus Measures for Refugees in Greece

The US Department of State announced on Thursday that it will send $500,000 to Greece to assist the country's efforts to safeguard the refugee population from a potential coronavirus outbreak. ''$500,000 in MRA humanitarian assistance will support COVID-19 response efforts...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Europe Blasts US Travel Ban

President Donald Trump's announcement of a 30-day European travel ban beginning at midnight on Friday drew a sharp rebuttal from the European Union on Thursday, which lashed out at the “unilateral” decision. In a joint statement, EU Council President Charles Michel...

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmer: America Stands in Solidarity with Greece

The U.S. State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Matthew Palmer, declared on Saturday from the border city of Alexandroupolis that "We are here to underscore our firm commitment to this project, to...