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Tag: Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey issues NAVTEX over six Greek islands in major provocations 4

Turkey issues NAVTEX over six Greek islands in major provocations

Turkey on Tuesday issued three navigational communication telexes (NAVTEX) covering large swathes of the Aegean Sea. The excuse given for this blatant provocation is supposedly in response to Greece’s legal militarization of…

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the UAE on November 18, 2020.

Greece and the UAE sign mutual defense clause

The mutual defense clause between Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in case either country is threatened, is perhaps the most important result of the visit of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Greece, Cyprus and Israel agree to boost defence cooperation

Greece, Cyprus and Israel agree to boost defence cooperation

Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos stressed that Greece condemns “Turkey’s illegal, provocative and unilateral actions in Greece’s and Cyprus’ maritime zones that comprise blatant violations of international law and of good neighbourhood relations.”…

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew congratulates Joe Biden on his victory

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew congratulates Joe Biden

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a congratulatory message to Joe Biden. “The joy and enthusiasm for your electoral victory are not just personal feelings. They are also feelings of our Ecumenical Patriarchate and…

Dendias: Germany's soft approach to Turkey has failed 11

Dendias: Germany’s soft approach to Turkey has failed

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias spoke of Germany’s soft approach to Turkey in an interview, saying that such a policy had failed. Dendias, in an interview in the Sunday edition of German…

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A Joe Biden victory will cause embarrassment in Ankara

The period between changing American presidents is what worries Athens as there is an expectation that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will try to take advantage if Democrat Candidate Joe Biden is…

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