Crete

Greek recovery plan to focus on green, digital transformation, employment, investments

The Greek government presented on Wednesday its preliminary proposal for the distribution of support from the European Union's coronavirus recovery fund, totalling 32 billion euros.

Greece is to get 19.4 billion euros in grants and 12.7 billion in cheap loans over the next six years.

Sending out clear signals in a silent manner

In the next three months we must try to avoid a Greek-Turkish "incident." No one can predict what sort of incident that might be, unless it is preempted by some major event. Turkey tends to make good on its public statements, which means we should expect to see Turkish exploratory drilling in an area close to Crete or Kastellorizo by September.

Defence minister, US envoy visit Souda base

Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos (center) and the head of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), General Konstantinos Floros (l), visited the US military base in Souda on Crete on Friday at the invitation of US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt. They were briefed by the commander of the base about its mission. [ANA-MPA]

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