PM Tsipras underlined that the Greek government followed all proper official channels and verified that the man sent to sign a controversial arms deal was an official representative of S.Arabia, during his speech in Parliament on Monday.
I will tolerate no challenges, no slander, no vulgarities by Mr. Mitsotakis, PM Alexis Tsipras underlined in the Parliament, using sharp tones and unleashing personal attacks targeting the leader of New Democracy (ND) among others
The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, accuses of "political hooliganism" all those who attempt to implicate him with baseless accusations on the issue of Saudi Arabia.
In New Democracy, they believe that they achieved quite a head start, in terms of public exposure, concerning the ammunition sale to Saudi Arabia.
The coordination between Greece and France for the promotion of certain reforms in the Eurozone, was agreed upon by Tsipras and Macron during their meeting in Champs Elysées.
New Democracy has made some noise for both the 2018 budget and the sale of artillery shells to Saudi Arabia, but the party is well aware that for its voters, the ace up its sleeve are the issues related to law and order.
SYRIZA deputy and member of the party's political council Nikos Filis called on the government on Thursday to cancel an agreement to sell defence material to Saudi Arabia for fear it will be used against Yemen.
PM Tsipras to ask for postponement on debate for the sale of ammunition to Saudi Arabia, sources say
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent a letter to parliament president Nikos Voutsis on Thursday asking for the postponement of Thursday's debate on the "sale of ammunition to Saudi Arabia following an interstate agreement", said sources.
Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou on Thursday ordered a preliminary investigation into the circumstances under which Greece sold defence material from the Greek army reserves to Saudi Arabia, following press reports.
Greece’s foreign ministry condemned on Tuesday the missile attack of November 4 which targeted an airport in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, saying it undermines international security.