Archiv: Kreta / Crete


20.08.2021 - 16:58 [ Mirror.co.uk ]

Dominic Raab claims colleague couldn’t make Afghan call due to ‚deteriorating situation‘

He said: „The UK Government’s overriding priority has been to secure Kabul airport so that flights can leave.

„The call was delegated to a Minister of State because I was prioritising security and capacity at the airport on the direct advice of the Director and the Director General overseeing the crisis response.

„In any event, the Afghan Foreign Minister agreed to take the call, but was unable to because of the rapidly deteriorating situation.“

20.08.2021 - 16:31 [ inews.co.uk ]

Where was Dominic Raab? Accusations he was ‘too busy’ for Afghanistan call on Crete beach holiday, explained

It has been reported that help for interpreters who supported British troops was delayed because Mr Raab was “unavailable” to make a call to call Afghan foreign minister Hanif Atmar on Friday.

Mr Raab reportedly delegated the call to a junior minister.

14.11.2020 - 03:14 [ Keep Talking Greece ]

US Army kicks off live-fire Patriot drills in Greece with three NATO allies

About 250 troops from the U.S., Germany, Greece and the Netherlands are taking part in the air defense operations at NATO’s firing range on the Greek island of Crete, military officials said.

04.10.2020 - 02:16 [ Stars and Stripes ]

USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams first major Navy ship to be based in Greece in decades

The U.S. Navy muscled up in the eastern Mediterranean Sea this week, announcing that it will homeport a major vessel at Souda Bay in Greece for the first time in at least 40 years.

19.03.2019 - 17:02 [ Haaretz ]

Israel, Greece Constructing New Radar System on Crete, Report Says

The paper said the new surface radar will be able to track at long range, beyond the horizon, and both Israel and Greece will have access to its enhanced coverage.

The report added that the project is part of the broad political alliance among Israel, Greece and Cyprus.