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Editorial Ta Nea: A new EU vitality
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Editorial Ta Nea: A new EU vitality

European Commission apresident Von der Leyen said that on both the Greek-Turkish and migration issues Greece and Cyprus can count on the EU’s absolute solidarity.

Editorial To Vima: Erdogan is not invincible
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Editorial To Vima: Erdogan is not invincible

Turkey demands the demilitarisation of the Greek Aegean islands so as to transform them into a “neutral zone”. He intimates that sovereignty over the tiny Greek island of Kastelorizo is disputable

Pompeo calls for Greek-Turkish dialogue after withdrawal of their forces from Eastern Mediterranean
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Pompeo calls for Greek-Turkish dialogue after withdrawal of their forces from Eastern Mediterranean

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has repeatedly declared that dialogue is inconceivable before Turkey withdraws its forces from the area. He clearly ruled out the concept of diplomacy at gunpoint.

Led by France,  Euro-Mediterranean MED7 Conference slams Turkey, supports Greece, Cyprus
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Led by France, Euro-Mediterranean MED7 Conference slams Turkey, supports Greece, Cyprus

In addition MED7 leaders urged Greece and Turkey to dialogue. The seven leaders led by Emmanuel Macron are not prepared to accept Turkish hegemony in the Mediterranean.

With spectre of Greek-Turkish EastMed clash looming, Stoltenberg scampers to resolve conflict
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With spectre of Greek-Turkish EastMed clash looming, Stoltenberg scampers to resolve conflict

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told Reuters the Western alliance was considering so-called deconfliction measures to prevent naval accidents in an increasingly congested region, although he did not go into details.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity

Greece can steadily and hopefully proceed to gain its proper role as a stable force in the Southeastern Mediterranean and in Europe.

Editorial To Vima: When will Europe react?
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Editorial To Vima: When will Europe react?

Before the decision to turn the museum of the Christian Basilica of Hagia Sophia into a mosque and yesterday’s NAVTEX (a navigational warning), since May, 2019, there were a series of provocative actions by Turkey

Ο Drake δίνει το όνομα «Greece» στη νέα του επιτυχία και το διαδίκτυο παραληρεί
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Ο Drake δίνει το όνομα «Greece» στη νέα του επιτυχία και το διαδίκτυο παραληρεί

Ακούστε το τραγούδι.

Editorial To Vima: An EU-Turkey affair
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Editorial To Vima: An EU-Turkey affair

French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stern message to Turkey criticising its activity in Libya but other EU states are not on board and there is no solid EU front against Turkey.

Editorial To Vima: Erdogan’s conceit
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Editorial To Vima: Erdogan’s conceit

In the pre-coronavirus period he unsuccessfully tried to open many fronts at once but did not achieve the victories that as self-styled sultan he very much desired.

Editorial To Vima: Solidarity, not ideological fixations
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Editorial To Vima: Solidarity, not ideological fixations

The wealthy states of Northern Europe and especially Germany, the Netherlands, and Finland continue to stubbornly refuse to adopt bold economic measures in the midst of a deadly pandemic.

Editorial To Vima: Dark leader
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Editorial To Vima: Dark leader

Erdogan can do anything in the darkness that surrounds him but that is also his Achilles’ heel – the prospect of being destroyed by his megalomaniacal nature and abuse of the tools he believes he has at his disposal.

Editorial: Personal responsibility
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Editorial: Personal responsibility

State services are mobilising, the country’s infrastructure appears prepared to manage the situation, and competent civil servants are in a state of readiness.

Editorial Ta Nea: Crisis
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Editorial Ta Nea: Crisis

Provocative statements from Ankara certainly stir concerns and Turkey in the 21st century appears to be adopting an ever more aggressive stance toward its neighbours.

EU foreign policy chief blasts Turkey on behalf of Commission
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EU foreign policy chief blasts Turkey on behalf of Commission

In direct opposition to the UN Convention Ankara has steadfastly maintained that islands have no EEZ, a position that was rejected by the US, France, and the entire EU among others.

Greece continues diplomatic blitz to annul Libya-Turkey EEZ accord
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Greece continues diplomatic blitz to annul Libya-Turkey EEZ accord

The MOU expropriates a large chunk of Greece’s EEZ with the specious argument that islands such as Crete (which is much closer to Libya than any EU state or Turkey) have no EEZ.

Pence, Pompeo eye Greek-American supporters in election year, praise Mitsotakis’ policies
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Pence, Pompeo eye Greek-American supporters in election year, praise Mitsotakis’ policies

In a rare diplomatic move Vice-President President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosted a reception for the Greek prime minister which naturally was attended by Greek-American leaders and wealthy potential donors.

Editorial To Vima: Greece in an unsettled world
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Editorial To Vima: Greece in an unsettled world

These are trying times for the world. Greece needs more than ever new alliances and collaborations that are sufficient to ensure its forces and capabilities.

Editorial Ta Nea: Message of peace
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Editorial Ta Nea: Message of peace

No one can ignore the fact that a new energy map in which Greece will have a leading role is being drawn up.

Editorial To Vima: A pipeline of opportunities and challenges
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Editorial To Vima: A pipeline of opportunities and challenges

By opening a corridor for the procurement of gas EastMed is expected to contribute decisively to safeguarding the energy sufficiency and security of EU member-states.

EastMed pipeline will upgrade the geostrategic value of Greece, Cyprus says Mitsotakis
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EastMed pipeline will upgrade the geostrategic value of Greece, Cyprus says Mitsotakis

'The new pipeline will increase the geopolitical weight and surplus value of Greece and Cyprus in the Mediterranean and give strategic depth to our cooperation with Israel,'the Greek PM said.

Mitsotakis, Anastasiades hold talks ahead of EastMed signing
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Mitsotakis, Anastasiades hold talks ahead of EastMed signing

Mitsotakis described EastMed as a very important energy project, which is the result of a key trilateral collaboration that extends beyond the energy sector.

Editorial Ta Nea: Advantages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Advantages

In the face of Turkish provocations which are no longer limited to Greek-Turkish affairs, Greece has every reason to maintain the stance of a calm force.

Most Greeks abide by anti-smoking law
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Most Greeks abide by anti-smoking law

Inspections were conducted at restaurants, cafeterias, bars, internet cafes, refreshment bars at theatres, and nightclubs.

EastMed Act another move en route to gas pipeline
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EastMed Act another move en route to gas pipeline

The Act reaffirms the importance to the US of maintaining its strategic partnerships with Israel, Greece and Cyprus.which are cooperating on the EastMed gas pipeline from the Mediterranean to Europe.

Editorial Ta Nea: The myth
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Editorial Ta Nea: The myth

Since the Battle of Navarino in 1827 Greece has never been alone. Most recently during the 1996 Imia crisis the US intervention to defuse the situation was definitive.

EastMed pipeline factor in Greek-Turkish ties, efforts to stem Ankara’s regional influence
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EastMed pipeline factor in Greek-Turkish ties, efforts to stem Ankara’s regional influence

The aim is to block Ankara’s attempt to create de facto situations – by delimiting EEZs in an illegal manner - that threaten the interests of regional countries and international players.

Dendias moves to forge alliance against Liby-Turkey EEZ accord
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Dendias moves to forge alliance against Liby-Turkey EEZ accord

Another move that puts a damper on Ankara’s designs is the planned signing on 2 January of an inter-state accord on the construction of the EastMed pipeline.

Athens, Rome move to delimit continental shelf based on 1977 accord
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Athens, Rome move to delimit continental shelf based on 1977 accord

Greece are set to complete and update a 1977 agreement to delimit the two countries’ continental shelf.

Editorial To Vima: Brexit and us
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Editorial To Vima: Brexit and us

Brexit will certainly create an opportunity for the 27-member EU to discuss its future prospects and to deal with internal differences.

Amidst strong threats, Mitsotakis continues push to isolate Turkey internationally
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Amidst strong threats, Mitsotakis continues push to isolate Turkey internationally

'The Turkey-Libya MOUon the delimitation of maritime borders nfringes upon the sovereign rights of third States, does not comply with the Law of the Sea and cannot produce any legal consequences for third States,' EU leaders said.

Akar: We are at the same point as 1974, comparing invasion of Cyprus with invasion of its EEZ
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Akar: We are at the same point as 1974, comparing invasion of Cyprus with invasion of its EEZ

 Setting aside Ankara’s bellicose behaviour and territorial claims in Cyprus’ maritime zone and the Aegean, Akar maintained that Turkey supports 'good neighbourly relations, international law and mutual respect'.

Editorial Ta Nea: Haemorrhage
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Editorial Ta Nea: Haemorrhage

The governments announcement on the effort to 'rebrain' Greece should have been accompanied by broader planning that takes international experience into account.

Pyatt argues Turkey-Libya MOU on EEZs violation of international law
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Pyatt argues Turkey-Libya MOU on EEZs violation of international law

'The US legal judgment is that the Turkish government, in its assertions regarding maritime claims and specifically continental shelves, differs with our legal analysis and also with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea,' the US ambassador said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Messages
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Editorial Ta Nea: Messages

Greece must seek the broadest possible support in Europe. It must pursue and achieve a clear condemnation of Ankara's actions at the December 12-13 EU summit.

Turkish defence minister demands large part of Cyprus’, Greece’s oil gas and oil deposits
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Turkish defence minister demands large part of Cyprus’, Greece’s oil gas and oil deposits

The US, Russia, France, Cyprus, Israel, and most recently Italy have all underlined that the Turkey-Libya MOU is a serious threat to regional stabilit,

Athens responds to Turkish letter to the UN  challenging Greek sovereign rights
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Athens responds to Turkish letter to the UN challenging Greek sovereign rights

The Greek statement says the assertions in Turkey’s 13 November letter violate International Law of the Sea and Greece rejects in its entirety. It has no legal results regarding Greece’s rights.

Time passes by challenging the Mitsotakis government’s sense of consequence
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Time passes by challenging the Mitsotakis government’s sense of consequence

FIve months after coming to power the government showed that there are no automatic solutions. One cannot press a button and have everything coordinated to solve problems.

Editorial Ta Nea: Refugee, migrant flows
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Editorial Ta Nea: Refugee, migrant flows

Clearly it is necessary to have a plan to distribute geographically the refugees and migrants and put them up in structures that will not offend their human dignity.

Editorial To Vima: On the wings of the ‘dragon’
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Editorial To Vima: On the wings of the ‘dragon’

Substantial opportunities and significant prospects are opening up for Greece with the emblematic upgrade of its strategic relationship with China which peaked with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingpin to Athens

Greece’s great opportunity
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Greece’s great opportunity

The prime minister's trips to Germany, France, and the Netherlands and more recently China, as well as a trip to Italy scheduled for later this month, aim to persuade that Greece offers truly fertile ground for investments.

‘Greece is open for business’ Mitsotakis tells Chinese
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‘Greece is open for business’ Mitsotakis tells Chinese

Mitsotakis noted the government's determination to open up the massive Chinese market to Greek goods, in a bid to boost growth through exports.

Editorial To Vima: Greece in the era of instability
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Editorial To Vima: Greece in the era of instability

At the same time waves of US protectionism, have undermined international trade, have undermined global growth, limited the rise of China, limited the power of India and rising Indian and Latin American economies, and have trapped embattled Africa turning it into a centre of refugees and migrants..

Ta Nea Editorial: Bridle
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Ta Nea Editorial: Bridle

Syria and its populations are paying a huge price for the cynical power plays of major countries.

Editorial Ta Nea: Duty
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Editorial Ta Nea: Duty

Disappointment must give way to the conviction that the exit from the crisis will signal the country’s modernisation in all sectors - including gender equality.

Editorial To Vima: PM Mitsotakis’ first great challenge
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Editorial To Vima: PM Mitsotakis’ first great challenge

Mitsotakis must say that Greece demands solidarity in confronting Turkey’s arbitrary, hostile, and erratic behavior and its revisionist policies.

Editorial To Vima: Trump, Erdogan and Pandora’s Box
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Editorial To Vima: Trump, Erdogan and Pandora’s Box

The problematic Turkish leader continues to provoke everyone and remains indifferent to international and domestic reactions and he has opened fronts in Cyprus and in Syria.

Editorial Ta Nea: Impasse
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Editorial Ta Nea: Impasse

This is a national problem that requires a solution for people who abandoned their countries to seek a better life elsewhere. Greece cannot absorb all these migrant flows.

Editorial To Vima: The refugees and us
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Editorial To Vima: The refugees and us

As long as these flows continue and develop the negative reactions will grow and may spin out of control if migrant flows are not checked.

Editorial To Vima: Multiple responsibilities for the shame of Moria
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Editorial To Vima: Multiple responsibilities for the shame of Moria

The current government was also unprepared to handle the situation that it confronted and now it is rushing to avert even worse events.

Mitsotakis at UN Conference addresses effects of climate change, Mati disaster
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Mitsotakis at UN Conference addresses effects of climate change, Mati disaster

'The Mati disaster shook Greek society to its core. Extreme weather events are the direct consequence of climate change. It is not a problem that can be put off for more decades,' the PM said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Solution
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Editorial Ta Nea: Solution

The anti-vacination movement persuades many parents to not vaccinate their children and they put their lives in danger.

Editorial Ta Nea: Price gouging
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Editorial Ta Nea: Price gouging

The Greek state must take measures, regulatory authorities must act swiftly, and staff must if necessary be increaesd in order to avert price gouging.

Editorial To Vima: The waste chaos in Epirus
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Editorial To Vima: The waste chaos in Epirus

Greece prefers to pay millions of euros in fines annually because we refuse to adhere to European regulations and build landfills that pollute the environment.

Editorial To Vima: The dangers of an oil  war
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Editorial To Vima: The dangers of an oil war

John Bolton, an advocate of a US-Iran military clash may have been fired but no one can know what Donald Trump’s stance will be from now on.

Editorial To Vima: Angela Merkel’s resounding message and Greece
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Editorial To Vima: Angela Merkel’s resounding message and Greece

Merkel said the EU must play a more active role internationally, develop its defence and security capabilities, play a leading role in combating climate change, and shape policies to combat racism .

Erdogan demands more money to stem refugee, migrant flows to Europe
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Erdogan demands more money to stem refugee, migrant flows to Europe

Turkey, which hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, controls parts of north Syria where it says 350,000 Syrians have already returned. and that it is setting up a “safe zone"

Editorial To Vima: The duty of great powers in the refugee crisis
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Editorial To Vima: The duty of great powers in the refugee crisis

It must relieve the burden on the islands by transporting migrants elsewhere while preparing local societies on the mainland to accept this eventuality.

Greece, British Museum mull ‘loan’ of Parthenon Marbles to Greece
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Greece, British Museum mull ‘loan’ of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Athens has stepped up its campaign in recent years for the return of the marbles after opening a new museum in 2009 at the foot of the Acropolis

Editorial Ta Nea: Blinders
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Editorial Ta Nea: Blinders

It is an odd twist of fate that two countries which are so different, Greece and the UK, experienced a similar drama due to a referendum.

Greek-Dutch agricultural cooperation planned after Mitsotakis-Rutte talks
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Greek-Dutch agricultural cooperation planned after Mitsotakis-Rutte talks

'After 10 years of crisis, Greece is broadening its horizons, and we do not forget that Europe stood by our side,' Mitsotakis said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Lesson
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Editorial Ta Nea: Lesson

Refugee and migrant flows cannot be handled without European authorities participating and standing by Greece and without a distribution of the burden.

Editorial To Vima: Undeclared war
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Editorial To Vima: Undeclared war

Our partners are obliged to secure the Greek-European borders and to create a system for the just distribution of refugees.

Italy’s Moavero says he will take initiatives for peace in Mediterranean
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Italy’s Moavero says he will take initiatives for peace in Mediterranean

Dendias thanked his counterpart for his support of Cyprus exercising it own sovereign rights in its own EEZ in the face of Turkish violations.

Amidst Turkish threats effort underway to jumpstart Cyprus settlement talks
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Amidst Turkish threats effort underway to jumpstart Cyprus settlement talks

The discovery of oil and gas reserves in the east Mediterranean has put sharper focus on the Cypriot impasse, which has defied the mediation efforts of a small army of diplomats.

Mitsotakis calls for end to Turkish occupation in Cyprus
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Mitsotakis calls for end to Turkish occupation in Cyprus

Anastasiades underscored the crucial importance of existing trilateral cooperations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Editorial To Vima: The sanctions against Turkey and us
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Editorial To Vima: The sanctions against Turkey and us

Whether one likes it or not, Turkey holds the key to managing the refugee issue and it is in a position to use it to blackmail whenever it feels cornered.

EU warns Turkey over drilling in Cyprus’ EEZ, seeks counter-measures
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EU warns Turkey over drilling in Cyprus’ EEZ, seeks counter-measures

'Turkey must avoid threats, actions that damage good neighbourly relations, normalise its relations with the Republic of Cyprus and respect the sovereignty of all EU Member States over their territorial sea and airspace,' the GAC declared.

Editorial Ta Nea: Quicksand
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Editorial Ta Nea: Quicksand

At a moment that Turkey is courting Tehran, what role will Ankara play in the strife between the US and Iran?

Editorial Ta Nea: Tempests
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Editorial Ta Nea: Tempests

No one had calculated the repercussions of the lies that were marshaled by the Brexiteers and of the resulting storm in domestic politics

Editorial: Unity of spirit
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Editorial: Unity of spirit

The government must brief opposition parties and not act secretly, or even worse divisively, as it did in the case of North Macedonia.

Coordinated response to Turkey’s violations of Cyprus’ sovereignty
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Coordinated response to Turkey’s violations of Cyprus’ sovereignty

Athens and Nicosia have submitted their charges against Turkey to the EU, the UN, and Nato and Apostolakis will raise all the parameters of the issue at a 14 May EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

Russia: Equal distances from Ankara, Nicosia in East Mediterranean cauldron
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Russia: Equal distances from Ankara, Nicosia in East Mediterranean cauldron

It was announced in Nicosia that Sergey Lavrov intends to visit the island at an undetermined time, even as Moscow’s Ambassador to Athens expressed fears over the escalation of tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.