Contents tagged with Greece

  • Obama will request that Greece close its ports to Russian ships

    US President Barack Obama will visit Athens on the 15th and the 16th of November. It is presumed that while there, he will request that Greek authorities prohibit the Russian Navy from entering their ports. This was reported by Greek news portal, which is dedicated to military issues and politics.

    It is known that the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, would like to ease sanctions against Russia, and even cancel them.

    The article states that Obama and Tsipras will discuss …

  • Greek PM: Sanctions against Russia are unproductive

    At a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsirpas said Western sanctions against Russia were unproductive.

    "We have repeatedly said that the vicious circle of militarization, of Cold War rhetoric and of sanctions is not productive. The solution is dialogue,” Tsirpas said.

    At the same time Putin noted that during his meeting with Tsirpas, the annexation of the Crimea will not be discussed because “the matter is closed forever.”

    “Russia will …

  • Ukraine's Foreign Ministry expresses dissatisfaction with Greek businessman's visit to Crimea

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is displeased with the arrival of Greek businessmen on the occupied region of Crimea on March 30th. This was reported by the press-service of the Ministry.The Ministry noted that this visit was not coordinated with the Ukrainian side and happened in violation of the Ukrainian legislation."We consider such a trip of the Greek citizens as a sign of disrespect for the sovereignty of Ukraine, a conscious disregard of the Ukrainian laws and policies of the …