The renewal of the defense pact last week with the US further shields Greece from threats, according to Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in an interview with Kathimerini shortly after returning from Washington, where he signed the new five-year term framework for the presence of the US Armed Forces in Greece.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that the United States had proposed the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in return for its investment in the F-35 program, from which Ankara was removed after purchasing missile defenσe systems from Russia.
Former PASOK prime minister George Papandreou continued meeting with candidates for the leadership of the center-left Movement for Change (KINAL) on Sunday.
Living in the USA I miss certain regular signs that mark life in Greece. Early in March, sometimes too early, the almond trees will blossom, announcing the start of spring.
Two Ukrainian pilgrims to the Mount Athos monastic community, missing since Friday night, have been found, exhausted but unharmed, police say.
Lena Argiri, the DC Correspondent for state broadcaster ERT, joins The Greek Current to discuss the visit of Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to Washington, DC, where he signed the renewal of the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) on Thursday and met with Secretary Blinken for the third round of the US-Greece strategic dialogue.
Angela Merkel’s final visit to Turkey as German chancellor on Saturday saw two of Europe’s longest serving leaders pay tribute to one another as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted her for farewell talks overlooking the Bosporus.