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"Turkey of 2021 is not the Turkey of 2016", says Greek FM

“Turkey of 2021 is not the Turkey of 2016”, says Greek FM

Athens will have a constructive disposition when exploratory contacts with Ankara resume, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said during an interview with Kathimerini. He also stressed that the agenda of the exploratory…

Turkey accuses Greece of military escalation

Turkey accuses Greece of military escalation

Turkey has blamed Greece for provocative and escalatory military activities in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean according to a statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday. The ministry pointed…

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Turkey gets plucked to pieces at NATO conference

In what was described by sources as a fiery confrontation between Turkey and NATO allies at Tuesday’s NATO Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting, the US did not hold back its feelings on Turkey’s change of foreign policy and behaviour.

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.”…

Egyptian parliament ratifies EEZ deal with Greece

Egyptian parliament ratifies EEZ deal with Greece

The Egyptian parliament during a plenary session on Tuesday, approved the agreement demarcating maritime borders with Greece. “The riches of the Mediterranean have pushed some to act provocatively in the territorial waters and…

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Germany can play a key role in the region, says Greek Foreign Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias also met with Minister-President (Ministerpräsident) of North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Lasche in Athens on Monday, where they discussed Turkey’s provocative actions and the migration crisis. Dendias told Laschet that…