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FM Nikos Dendias: Greece-UK bilateral Framework Agreement to include defence, security issues
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FM Nikos Dendias: Greece-UK bilateral Framework Agreement to include defence, security issues

'The agreement does not exclusively concern defence issues, as was the case in our agreements with the US, France, and the United Arab Emirates. It is a Framework Agreement that will allow the deepening of our relations with a country with which we have centuries-old ties of friendship,' Dendias said.

Exclusive interview with FM Nikos Dendias: ‘The US recognises Greece’s strategic position’
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Exclusive interview with FM Nikos Dendias: ‘The US recognises Greece’s strategic position’

Dendias touted the fact that even as the US adjusts its international presence it chose to remain in Greece, and he delicately confirmed that the Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) has been renewed for five years and that thereafter it will be in effect indefinitely.

Behind the scenes of the US-Greece Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement talks
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Behind the scenes of the US-Greece Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement talks

On 14 October in Washington, Dendias is scheduled to sign with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, the updated MDCA Annex. Over the last day there were feverish talks between the two sides in order to agree on the two texts that were being negotiated.

Metron Analysis poll: Dendias, Pierrakakis most popular ministers
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Metron Analysis poll: Dendias, Pierrakakis most popular ministers

Dendias popularity is attributable in large measure to his statements at a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in mid-April.  At the televised presser in Ankara, Dendias enumerated and deconstructed one-by-one all of Ankara’s demands against GreeceHe was lionised by the public afterwards.

Dendias – Çavuşoglu meeting in Athens on Monday
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Dendias – Çavuşoglu meeting in Athens on Monday

Turkish FM expected to pay private visit to Thrace on Sunday

Editorial Ta Nea: Maintaining geopolitical balances
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Editorial Ta Nea: Maintaining geopolitical balances

It was clear from the start that the re-start of Greece-Russia relations, which were frozen during the previous administration, would be neither easy nor swift. Yet, it is necessary if Greece is to emerge as a force of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean,

Dendias calls for two-state solution of the Palestinian issue with shared capital of Jerusalem, 1967 borders
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Dendias calls for two-state solution of the Palestinian issue with shared capital of Jerusalem, 1967 borders

The Greek foreign minister criticised Turkey’s stance toward the conflict stressing that, “inflammatory remarks and unilateral positions” do not help the quest for a solution.

Greek-Turkish talks solely on delimitation of EEZ, continental shelf Dendias declares in Lisbon
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Greek-Turkish talks solely on delimitation of EEZ, continental shelf Dendias declares in Lisbon

The Greek foreign minister cited EU call 'notot just for a sustained de-escalation for the resumption of these exploratory talks, but also for a smooth continuation'.

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.

After years of wrangling Greece, Albania to refer EEZ delimitation to International Court of Justice
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After years of wrangling Greece, Albania to refer EEZ delimitation to International Court of Justice

'This agreement is based on the consistent adherence by both countries to international law and the principle of resolving differences peacefully,' said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.

Dendias says all EU state must share refugee burden, Austria offers border guards, one million euro to UNHCR Athens office
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Dendias says all EU state must share refugee burden, Austria offers border guards, one million euro to UNHCR Athens office

'Despite the continuous assurances of my Turkish counterpart that Turkey is honouring its commitments from the Joint Statement of 2016, Ankara is brazenly violating it not only proclaiming that the borders are open, but also helping thousands of unsuspecting people to reach our land or sea borders,' the Greek foreign minister said.

Greece denies Erdogan’s claim that it accepts his Meditteranean designs, Cyprus says it will stay the course on gas drilling
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Greece denies Erdogan’s claim that it accepts his Meditteranean designs, Cyprus says it will stay the course on gas drilling

Cyprus' energy minister categorically rejected calls by those who want Turkey to be an equal partner despite its lawless actions and to put Cyprus’ hydrocarbons drilling programme on hold pending a solution of the Cyprus problem.

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.

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