March 26, 2023

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Greece: Communist Party members block train with US military equipment

Members of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth (CNU) blocked a train carrying military equipment and US-NATO combat vehicles at the exit of the port of Alexandroupoli.

Shouting anti-imperialist slogans, protesters blocked the railroad demanding an end to Greece’s involvement in the ongoing imperialist war in Ukraine, as well as turning Alexandroupolis into a NATO hub of aggression. id communism.

It should be recalled that for several weeks the port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has become a key hub for the deployment of US and NATO troops in Eastern Europe. Armored vehicles and other combat vehicles of the US Army arrive by sea, and then are transported by road and rail to Romania and Poland.

“By this symbolic action, the organizations of the KKE and the KNU sent a message condemning the imperialist war in Ukraine and the participation of our country in it, which increases the danger to the people and turns Alexandroupoli into a launching pad (of war) against the peoples,” said in a statement by the Greek Communists.

On Tuesday, March 29, the organizations of the KKE and KMG doused red paint on American armored vehicles in the region of Thrace, which was sent for military exercises to the borders of NATO with Russia.

Earlier, Greek railway workers sabotaged the departure of trains with US military equipment from Thessaloniki. “No participation of our country in military conflicts in Ukraine, which are committed in the interests of the few at the expense of the peoples. In particular, we demand that our country’s railway rolling stock not be used to transfer the US-NATO arsenal to neighboring countries.“, – publishes a statement of the radio trade union 902 Gr.

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