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Greece to open the land border with Turkey as tensions remain high 1

Greece to open the land border with Turkey as tensions remain high

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced the opening of the Kastanies border crossing at the Greek-Turkish border in Evros. The announcement was made during Petsas’ regular briefing to journalists. From Wednesday, the northern…

Russia confirms it backs Greece's view of maritime law 5

Russia confirms it backs Greece’s view of maritime law

Russia’s Ambassador to Athens in an interview with APE-MPE, joined the European Union and the United States in saying that islands do have a continental shelf and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in…

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS) 7

Greek Army exercises near the Turkish border (PHOTOS)

Photographs from the DIMARATOS SOCRATES 2020 exercises that took place last Thursday in northern Greece, have been published. The exercises that took place on the northern port city of Alexandroupolis was published…

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Intense activity on the Turkish side of Evros border

In the last few hours, tensions have escalated on the Turkish side of the Evros border. According to Radioevros.gr, citing reliable sources, illegal immigrants were seen arriving by buses to the Turkish town…

Border guard serving at Evros tests positive for coronavirus 25

Border guard serving at Evros tests positive for coronavirus

A border guard serving in the region of Evros, northeastern Greece, has tested positive for coronavirus, local media reported on Tuesday. According to Evros-news.gr, the guard who is a Soufli local, was rushed to…

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The fence at Evros border will be completed in a few months

Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis while speaking to SKAI, stated that the extension of the border fence across the Evros River will be completed in a few months time. Greece is reinforcing…

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US working to ease tensions between Greece and Turkey (VIDEO)

The United States is actively working towards easing mounting tensions between NATO allies Greece and Turkey, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer said on Wednesday. During an…

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border 28

Hundreds more security forces sent to the Greek-Turkish border

The Armed Forces and the Hellenic Police are on full alert and vigilant after the new barrage of challenges from Turkey against Greece. After Turkey’s Foreign Ministry Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said illegal immigrants…

Turkey has invaded and occupied Greek territory at Evros 37

Turkey has invaded and occupied Greek territory at Evros

Turkish soldiers and police special forces have made a permanent presence within Greek territory and have camped in the pocket of Apiary at Feres to enhance their presence, according to Army Voice.…