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Greece, Turkey declare their satisfaction with results of NATO summit
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Greece, Turkey declare their satisfaction with results of NATO summit

Erdogan clearly indicated that he got what he wanted from the deal regarding Sweden and Finland, and that declared he would leave the summit with his 'hands full'.

Erdogan under fire from opposition, Turkish media over American fighter jets deal ‘fiasco’
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Erdogan under fire from opposition, Turkish media over American fighter jets deal ‘fiasco’

Erdogan has been harshly critiicised by the opposition Republican People’s Party and a segment of the Turkish media over his failure to secure a US commitment on how Ankara will recoup the $1.4bn that it has paid for the purchase of American next-generation F-35 joint strike fighter jets.

Biden-Erdogan meeting first, small step toward repairing tattered relations
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Biden-Erdogan meeting first, small step toward repairing tattered relations

'President Biden reaffirmed our defense partnership and Turkey’s importance as a NATO Ally, but noted U.S. concerns over Turkey’s possession of the Russian S-400 missile system. He also emphasized the importance of strong democratic institutions,' the White House readout said.

Ankara confronted with expanded US-Greece defence cooperation, tattered ties with US
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Ankara confronted with expanded US-Greece defence cooperation, tattered ties with US

The nationalist opposition, which for over a decade has been pushing Erdogan to claim “the islands that Greece occupied” now is pressuring him to send the Turkish seismic vessel Oruc Reis to research areas included in the illegal Libya-Turkey memorandum delimiting their EEZs.

Angry with US, Biden, Erdogan warns he will pursue closer strategic ties with Russia
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Angry with US, Biden, Erdogan warns he will pursue closer strategic ties with Russia

Biden has made no secret of his consternation with Erdogan on a range of issues from his purchase of the S-400 Russian missile systems in defiance of the US to Ankara’s role in Libya, and its hostile and expansionary policy in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Editorial Ta Nea: Doctrines
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Editorial Ta Nea: Doctrines

In the name of his predecessor's 'America First' doctrine, US President Joe Biden decided to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan without consulting with America’s allies, and he signed the AUKUS agreement with the UK and Australia without briefing France and the rest of the EU.

Editorial Ta Nea: Challenges
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Editorial Ta Nea: Challenges

The withdrawal of the US now confronts Europe with yet another pending issue – the creation of a European army. A united Europe will either become strategically autonomous or dissolve.

Biden has returned, not the US
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Biden has returned, not the US

China is losing no time in exploiting this situation in order to further increase its commercial power. It is already contributing to shaping the largest global free-trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

Will we see a ‘different’ Turkey at the EU summit?
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Will we see a ‘different’ Turkey at the EU summit?

For its part, the EU is pushing “in a gradual manner” its positive agenda (updating of the Customs Union, etc.) aiming, intera alia, at speeding up changes Ankara must undertake on many levels.

Editorial To Vima: Greece in the post-pandemic world
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Editorial To Vima: Greece in the post-pandemic world

To grab the opportunity Athens must bolster its economic, diplomatic, and defence forces in this extraordinary post-pandemic world. We are lacking in the economy, but we have an opportunity on the diplomatic chessboard.

Editorial Ta Nea: A calculated diplomacy
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Editorial Ta Nea: A calculated diplomacy

Over the last decades Greece and Turkey had alternating periods of lesser or greater tensions. Hence, a coldly calculated approach to diplomacy is one of the greatest advantages and the Greek side should cultivate it.

Erdogan tells his AKP audience ahead of NATO summit, talks with Biden that he will make no geopolitical compromises
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Erdogan tells his AKP audience ahead of NATO summit, talks with Biden that he will make no geopolitical compromises

Still, Turkey maintains the second largest army in NATO and remains a critical, regional US ally and undoubtedly the difficult path toward a modus vivendi is pressing for both sides.

Editorial Ta Nea: Lines
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Editorial Ta Nea: Lines

Circumstances necessitate that we see this Summit as a restart of NATO, with Greece as an organic member, after the erratic Trump administration.

Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political vertigo

As regards the political terrain in Greece, main opposition Syriza appears to be rushing to build new alliances and to don a new cloak. In the morning the party loves US President Joe Biden. In the afternoon it is close to the Eurosocialists.

Editorial Ta Nea: The pendulum of American politics
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Editorial Ta Nea: The pendulum of American politics

Although it is too soon for such comparisons, there are serious indications that Biden will close the cycle begun precisely four decades ago by Ronald Reagan and will become the “grandfather” of a more social democratic America.

Editorial Ta Nea: A just act
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Editorial Ta Nea: A just act

The era when Turkey developed its comprehensive aggressive strategy unhindered, ignored its past and displayed outbursts from high-level government officials with the air of a pampered child of great powers is over.

Editorial To Vima: Greece is not alone
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Editorial To Vima: Greece is not alone

Τhe presence of Russia's PM Mikhail Mishustin at the bicentennial celebrations in Athens - the highest-ranking foreign leader to attend - given the chill in bilateral relations is noteworthy.

Bicentennial of Greek Revolution celebrated in shadow of raging epidemic
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Bicentennial of Greek Revolution celebrated in shadow of raging epidemic

President Sakellaropoulou underlined the seminal role of some of the great powers – Great Britain, Russia, and France – in defeating the Ottomans and of the great philhellenes in turning the tide of public opinion in favour of the Greeks.

Editorial Ta Nea: Normalcy
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Editorial Ta Nea: Normalcy

President-elect Joe Biden must create the necessary conditions for American citizens to regain their trust in injured institutions, laws, and the achievements of democracy.

Editorial Ta Nea: Continuity in US Foreign Policy
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Editorial Ta Nea: Continuity in US Foreign Policy

Turkish President RecepTayyip Erdogan enjoyed a privileged relationship with Mr. Trump, who never hid his admiration for his Turkish counterpart.

Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments
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Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments

Trump's team was dealt another blow with the completion on Sunday of recounts in Wisconsin's two largest counties that confirmed Biden won the hotly contested state by more than 20,000 votes.

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Biden to Trump: Press Turkey to halt provocations against Greece
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Biden to Trump: Press Turkey to halt provocations against Greece

'The Trump administration must press Turkey to refrain from any further provocative actions in the region against Greece, including threats of force, to create the space for diplomacy to succeed,” Biden said.

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