A model of cooperation between Greece and Israel in the field of research and development in the defense industry, based on financial instruments and innovation structures already in place on both sides, was discussed on Monday in Tel Aviv by the two countries' defense ministers, Nikos Dendias and Yoav Gallant.
The year of Our Lord 2023 has been a roller-coaster for Orthodox Christians in Turkey. On August 15, it seems, Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios will celebrate an emotionally resonant liturgy at the Monastery of Panagia Soumela; permission was granted on July 24 after a report four days earlier that it had been refused.
Greece and Israel are expected to soon proceed with the institutionalization of a framework that will allow cooperation in the sensitive and critical sector of research and development (R&D) in the defense industry.
To this end, Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias visited Tel Aviv on Monday and met with his counterpart Yoav Gallant.
Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias concluded his one-day visit to Israel on Monday.
Dendias met with his Israeli counterpart Yoav Gallant. Following their meeting the two ministers participated in bilateral talks between the two countries' delegations that focused on further strengthening the Greece-Israel collaboration in the defense sector.
Defense Minister Nikos Dendias is set to visit Israel on Monday to meet with his Israeli counterpart, Yoav Galant. The main agenda of their meeting is to explore avenues to enhance the Greece-Israel Strategic Defense relations and promote cooperation in ensuring stability and security in the broader region.
Defense Minister Nikos Dendias, in a post on Friday on the messaging platform X, said that he had telephoned his Cypriot counterpart Michalis Giorgallas and briefed him on the "excellent climate during the visit of the prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to Egypt and in the meeting with my counterpart General Zaki, as well as other issues of mutual interest."
One day after an unchecked wildfire in central Greece triggered massive explosions at an Air Force ammunition depot, leading to the evacuation of several F-16 fighter jets from the air base where the depot is located, Defense Minister Nikos Dendias requested an urgent sworn investigation from the Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff concerning the incident.
The funeral of 27-year-old Second Lieutenant Periklis Stefanidis, who died when a Canadair CL-215 firefighting plane crashed during operations on the island of Evia on Tuesday, took place in his hometown of Kilkis on Thursday.
Both Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Defense Minister Nikos Dendias were present for the service, as was an honorary Hellenic Air Force detachment.