Tag: Ankara

Italian Admiral: Greece is unwilling to find compromises with Turkey

Military expert and professor of strategic studies, Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip “Erdoğan is losing consensus internally and is putting the economy in crisis. The Admiral also…

Russian media: Turkey’s S-400 test failed

Turkey’s Friday testing of the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system failed, according to a Russian website specializing in military matters. “The first military use of the S-400 missile defense system by the…

Germany-Turkey: The timeless geopolitical love is confirmed

Berlin’s persistent attempt to prevent effective sanctions against Turkey (due to its refusal to withdraw the Oruç Reis research vessel from Greece’s continental shelf) brings back to the fore the timeless geopolitical…

Greece warns Turkey: De-escalation or sanctions

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas stated that if Turkey does not take actual steps toward de-escalation, “things will become very difficult for [President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan at the European Council.” Speaking on Skai TV…

New Turkish NAVTEX for Oruc Reis research

Turkey issued a new Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) to extend the Oruç Reis seismic research vessel’s activities until September 12. This is the third NAVTEX renewal, after the previous one expired on September 1. The new NAVTEX concerns…

Turkey extends illegal NAVTEX of Oruc Reis again

Turkey issued a Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) announcing an extension for a second time to the Oruc Reis’ research activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, valid until September 1. The NAVTEX was supposed to…

Greek Parliament ratifies EEZ agreement with Egypt

The Greek parliament ratified the Greece-Egypt agreement on the delimitation of an Exclusive Economic Zone on Thursday. It is recalled the deal was ratified by Egypt’s parliament last week. “The riches of the…

Turkey extends illegal NAVTEX for area south of Kastellorizo

Turkey issued a Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) announcing an extension to the Oruc Reis’ research activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of the island of Kastellorizo, valid until August 27. The survey concerns…

Turkey issues new NAVTEX for area south of Kastellorizo

Ankara this morning issued a new Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) for seismic surveys to be conducted by Oruc Reis, in the same area it threatened to carry out explorations in July. The designated…

Turkey cancels meeting with Greece following EEZ deal with Egypt

Things are moving rapidly geopolitically on the Greek-Turkish front after an agreement was reached between Greece and Egypt on their respective Exclusive Economic Zones. According to information from OPEN TV, Ankara informed…

Turkey issues new NAVTEX for area between Rhodes and Kastellorizo

Turkey responded to the signing of a maritime demarcation agreement between Greece and Egypt, by issuing a Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) reserving the area between the islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo for military exercises.…

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