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Defence Minister's Dimitris Avramopoulos meeting with the Ambassador of Israel

Date: 
11 Jul 2013

The Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos met today in his office at the MOD with the Ambassador of Israel to Greece Mr. Arye Mekel.

During their meeting, Mr. Avramopoulos discussed with the Israeli Ambassador matters of mutual interest, pertaining to the Ministry of National Defence, as well as matters relating to Greek-Israeli relations.

Defence Minister's Dimitris Avramopoulos statement concerning the developments in Egypt

Date: 
8 Jul 2013

The recent developments in Egypt cause a great concern since the democratic order in this country is in jeopardy. At the same time there always exists the risk to see this crisis expanding to the neighborly countries, where democracy is in the process of evolving in a difficult environment of generalized social and political instability.

Defence Minister's Dimitris Avramopoulos meeting with delegation from the Ministry of Defence of Iraq

Date: 
1 Jul 2013

 

The Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos received today in his office a delegation from the Ministry of Iraq, headed by the Ministry's Secretary General, General Mohan Hafith Fahad Al Frage, with whom he discussed matters of know-how provided by the Greek side for the organisation of the Iraqi Armed Forces. The Iraqi delegation is visiting our country following an invitation extended by the Ministry of National Defence.

Defence Minister's Dimitris Avramopoulos statement on the choice of the TAP natural gas pipeline

Date: 
28 Jun 2013

The Minister of National Defence Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos made the following statement concerning the choice of the TAP natural gas pipeline by the Shah Deniz II consortium:

"It is a great joy for me that the TAP pipeline was finally selected, as this choice justifies our systematic efforts and diplomatic initiatives during the past year, since the Prime Minister assigned me, as Minister of Foreign Affairs, with the coordination and political responsibility of the entire process; a process that began in June 2012 and was typically completed this morning.

Defence Minister's Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos telephone discussion with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus and Croatia, the Minister of Defence of Cyprus and the former Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Israel

Date: 
28 Jun 2013

The Minister of National Defence Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos held telephone discussion today with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. Ioannis Kassoulidis and of Croatia Mr. Vesna Pusić, who called Mr. Avramopoulos so as to thank him for the excellent cooperation they had with him during his tenure at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and wish him good luck in his new duties.

Mr. Avramopoulos also held telephone discussion with the Cypriot Defence Minister Mr. Fotis Fotiou, who communicated with him to congratulate him on assuming his duties.

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