Tag: France

Eiffel Tower evacuated after fear of terrorist attack 1

Eiffel Tower evacuated after fear of terrorist attack

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated after man made a phone call shouting “Allahu Akbar” and threatened to activate explosive device. The bomb threat happened at around midday local time and police could…

Greece and France demand tough sanctions against Turkey

Greece and France demand tough sanctions against Turkey

Greece and France have both demanded tough sanctions against Ankara, which could be agreed at an EU summit in October. It is recalled France sent fighter jets and vessels to the Eastern Mediterranean…

Erdoğan launches new tirade against Greece and Macron 6

Erdoğan launches new tirade against Greece and Macron

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has launched a new tirade against not only Greece, claiming its behavior is “provocative and childish,” but also against French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking at the State…

Le Pen backs Macron's support for Greece against Turkey 7

Le Pen backs Macron’s support for Greece against Turkey

France’s National Rally leader Marine Le Pen has expressed her support for President Emmanuel Macron in France’s dispute with Turkey’s aggression against European Union members Greece and Cyprus. Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

First Rafale jets will arrive in Greece in mid-2021 9

First Rafale jets will arrive in Greece in mid-2021

The first French-made Rafale type aircraft will arrive in Greece in the middle of 2021, explained Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis when answering a relevant question during a press conference at the…

Macron: Turkey is no longer a partner in the Mediterranean region 13

Macron: Turkey is no longer a partner in the Mediterranean region

Escalating tensions in Turkey’s relations with EU member states will dominate today’s Med-7 Summit in Corsica, where French President Emmanuel Macron has received the leaders of seven Mediterranean countries. Greek government sources…

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece is facing two major external challenges- the coronavirus pandemic and Turkish provocativeness, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said on Monday. He noted that a stabilisation in the number of daily cases is…