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Athens, Paris edging toward deal on frigates

VASSILIS NEDOS

Negotiations between Athens and Paris for the acquisition by Greece of two state-of-the-art BELH@RRA frigates have entered their final stretch. Kathimerini understands that the deal will approach 3 billion euros. Although the deal has yet to be finalized, the two countries are expected to make announcements about it in the coming weeks.

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Striving for a more active role in NATO

GEORGE TZOGOPOULOS

The term “Southern Flank” is of historical significance for NATO. At the beginning of the 1950s the Alliance formulated a strategy, involving Greece, Italy and Turkey, to integrate them into the Western defense system and contain the Soviet Union.

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Present | Athens | To End-September

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is hosting the open-air photography exhibition “Parontes” (Present), a stunning collection of 43 photojournalism projects capturing the unfolding drama of the coronavirus pandemic during the Greek lockdown.