Κυριακή 01 Νοεμβρίου 2020
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Greek-Turkish Tensions

Lavrov in Athens urges Greek-Turkish talks, defends Athens’ legal right to extend territorial waters
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Lavrov in Athens urges Greek-Turkish talks, defends Athens’ legal right to extend territorial waters

However difficult the situation between Greece and Turkey may be at present, we will always support discussion and the resolution of these problems through the direct talks," Lavrov said.

Government denounces Ankara’s move to hold up Dendias’ plane returning from Iraq
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Government denounces Ankara’s move to hold up Dendias’ plane returning from Iraq

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy dismissed the suggestion that the plane carrying Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias had been deliberately held up as a provocation to Athens.

Editorial Ta Nea: Reforms
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Editorial Ta Nea: Reforms

The government must not allow the pandemic and the Turkish crisis to disorient them and they must speed up reform efforts so as to implement necessary changes.

Mediterranean, Arab states blast Turkey, want it out of Libya
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Mediterranean, Arab states blast Turkey, want it out of Libya

The Foreign Affairs ministers of Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, France and the United Arab Emirates called on Turkey to «fully respect the sovereignty and sovereign rights of all states in their marine zones in the East Mediterranean,» during a teleconference on Monday. At the meeting to discuss the latest developments in the East Mediterranean, the five […]

Along with lockdown lifting government grapples with home foreclosure protection
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Along with lockdown lifting government grapples with home foreclosure protection

That protection commenced during the administration of former PM George Papandreou with a law drafted by then economy minister Louka Katseli (still known as the 'Katseli law') which provided protection for over-indebted households and came into effect in August, 2010.

Editorial: One-way street
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Editorial: One-way street

The prospect of Turkey exporting its internal problems - whether by sending into Greece’s or Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic zones a hydrocarbons research vessel or by creating strong migrant flows toward Greece - is not unlikely.

Dendias sees inter-party consensus after briefing opposition on Turkey, Libya
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Dendias sees inter-party consensus after briefing opposition on Turkey, Libya

The foreign minister dismissed opposition criticism that the government has not been pro-active enough in dealing with Turkey.

Greek pursues de-escalation, plans for prospective clash
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Greek pursues de-escalation, plans for prospective clash

As accustomed as one may be to such actions by Turkey, they still offer a foretaste of what may happen if the limits are surpassed.

Mitsotakis, Erdogan agree to keep open line of communication with High Level Cooperation Council
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Mitsotakis, Erdogan agree to keep open line of communication with High Level Cooperation Council

Mitsotakis told Erdogan that he supports Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ proposal for the sharing of the island’s hydrocarbons wealth between the two communities.

Turkey ratchets up Aegean tensions to unprecedented levels
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Turkey ratchets up Aegean tensions to unprecedented levels

The numbers are truly amazing and unique globally if one considers the number of lives that were lost over the Aegean over the past decades in an undeclared war.

Mitsotakis receives congratulatory calls from Trump, Pence
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Mitsotakis receives congratulatory calls from Trump, Pence

The Greek readout indicated that both leaders agreed on the need to deepen exceptionally good bilateral relations.

Foreign ministry blasts Ankara’s plans for drilling off Cyprus
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Foreign ministry blasts Ankara’s plans for drilling off Cyprus

'We express our full solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus and yet again call upon Turkey to immediately cease illegal activity and to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus,' the ministry stated.

Foreign Minister Dendias seeks consensus amidst Turkish threats, other challenges
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Foreign Minister Dendias seeks consensus amidst Turkish threats, other challenges

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the first foreign leader to call and congratulate Mitsotakis, even before the final results were in.

Apostolakis stands by Greek-Turkish military-to military talks, announces CBMs
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Apostolakis stands by Greek-Turkish military-to military talks, announces CBMs

'We seek peace and security but under no circumstances will we back off from defending our sovereign rights. We wish to avoid tensions,' the Greek defence minister said after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar at a Nato meeting.

Editorial To Vima: National foreign policy strategy now!
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Editorial To Vima: National foreign policy strategy now!

Instead of constantly rushing to answer all of Erdogan’s provocations and threats, it is more effective to create the necessary conditions and strengthen the necessary alliances to confront them on our own.

Editorial To Vima: Energy roles and obligations
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Editorial To Vima: Energy roles and obligations

Drilling for and exploiting hydrocarbons without a strong Air Force, without a battle-worthy Navy, and without credible intelligence collection networks is inconceivable in the contemporary world.

Pyatt urges Turkey to stop provocations, dialogue
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Pyatt urges Turkey to stop provocations, dialogue

The US Ambassador said the US, EU 'share a perspective on developments in the waters off of Cyprus... and in avoiding any further provocative actions by Turkey'.

Turkish brinkmanship triggers concerns in Athens, Nicosia, Washington
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Turkish brinkmanship triggers concerns in Athens, Nicosia, Washington

In a lengthy statement, the Defence Department clearly articulated US interests and power in the region and the crucial nature of the US-Greece military alliance.

Ex-PM Simitis urges caution over prospect of new Imia-style crisis
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Ex-PM Simitis urges caution over prospect of new Imia-style crisis

Turkey may consider that this period is opportune for it to impose its views on the delimitation of Greece’s territorial waters and continental shelf.

Athens eyeing F-35s say Greek Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff
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Athens eyeing F-35s say Greek Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff

'Our mission is to keep the peace, and that is why we must always be prepared for war. The danger of an accident in the Aegean is real,' said air Force General Christos Christodoulou.