Targeting torpedo obstacles

An effort is under way by the Defense Ministry to overcome the obstacles created by an old legal dispute between the Greek state and the company that supplies new heavy-duty torpedoes (SeaHake Mod 4) for the Hellenic Navy’s submarines.

AHI statement on Independence Day

Nick Larigakis, President of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI), has issued the following statement in celebration of the 202nd Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence:

The courage to be free

The anniversary of Greece’s War of Independence reminds freedom-loving people around the world of the sacrifices made for the righteous cause of representative democracy, individual freedom, and self rule.

Ships open to the public

As part of events being held around the country to mark the March 25 national holiday commemorating the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821, two Greek ships have docked at the port of Piraeus and are open for visits by the public over the weekend.

Sakellaropoulou: Greek foreign policy geared toward peace and prosperity

Greece will defend its sovereignty and security, while adhering to a foreign policy that remains geared to peace and prosperity, President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said Thursday in a message to diaspora Greeks ahead of the March 25 national holiday celebrating the launch of the 1821 war of independence against Ottoman rule.

Athens Jewish Community marks National Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Athens Jewish Community, and the Regional Government of Attica, organized an event on Thursday to mark the National Remembrance Day of the Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust. Speakers at the event included Education Minister Niki Kerameus, President of the Athens Jewish Community Albertos Tarampoulous, and the Ambassador of Israel in Greece Noam Katz.