The defence minister underlined Greece’s efforts to achieve a normalisation of relations.
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.
“We shall continue with a plan that has been studied very well and is linked to the upgrading of Greece’s international role in the broader region and to our decisiveness about exploiting our energy resources,” PM Alexis Tsipras said.
'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.
At a moment that Turkey is courting Tehran, what role will Ankara play in the strife between the US and Iran?
The helicopters will act as a powerful deterrent both in the Aegean, where Ankara has laid claim to over 100 Greek rock islets and islets and in the Evros border region.
Turkey’s deal to buy the Russian S-400s, which could be delivered within weeks, has alarmed Washington and Turkey’s other Western NATO allies
The government must brief opposition parties and not act secretly, or even worse divisively, as it did in the case of North Macedonia.
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.
The activity of the Turkish marine seismographic survey ship “Barbaros” in Cyprus' EEZ shows that Ankara will yet again use provocations to achieve its goals.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has refused to back down from Ankara’s planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system that the United States has said would compromise the security of F-35 aircraft.
Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Press Agency cited unnamed sources which denied that the incident occurred and that the Turkish pilots were just doing their job.
'How can one exclude Turkey from an area in which it has a coastal line of many kilometres?' Katrougalos was quoted by Anadolu as saying.
Aside from energy security, enhanced energy,military cooperation between the three countries on the agenda
'In Cyprus they are testing our patience because they are violating our rights,' Erdogan declared about the gas and oil exploration programme of the Republic of Cyprus.
Foreign diplomats – including US Ambassador Pyatt - have expressed concerns over a military “accident” due to the large concentration of firepower, heightened tensions in the region.
Apostolakis warned that Greece and the region are at a critical geopolitical juncture that requires constant, heightened vigilance.