Panos Kammenos

Kammenos defends ANEL legacy, eyes future role

Greece has the right to call off the name agreement signed with North Macedonia as the Balkan country has repeatedly violated the terms of the deal, former defense minister Panos Kammenos has said, while defending the record of his Independent Greeks (ANEL) party.
The populist right-wing party quit the leftist-led coalition in January in protest at the so-called Prespes accord.

Kammenos hints defense minister being sidelined

The leader of the nationalist Independent Greeks (ANEL) party, Panos Kammenos, whipped up a storm of sorts on Tuesday, hinting that his successor at the Defense Ministry, Evangelos Apostolakis, was being sidelined by his alternate minister, Panagiotis Rigas, and the chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff (GES), Giorgos Kambas.

Greece making effort to de-escalate tension from 'dangerous' Turkish violations, defense minister says

Greece is making a concerted effort to react calmly to "dangerous incidents" in the Aegean, where Turkish violations "are reaching very high levels," Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis told a Parliamentary committee on on Monday.