A Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: APA Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: AP
A Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: AP

Greece to buy French fighter jets and frigates as tensions with Turkey rise in Mediterranean

  • Tensions in the eastern Mediterranean rise over claims pitting Turkey against Greece and Cyprus to maritime areas
  • Greece will buy new French-made fighter planes, frigates, helicopters and weapons systems amid heightened tensions

Topic |   Nato
A Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: APA Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: AP
A Greek air force jet takes part in a Greek-US military exercise south of the island of Crete. Photo: AP
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