Berlin proposes that those hardest hit repair to the ESM for loans that would break the back of the highly indebted countries.
One response to the Libya-Turkey accord, which if accepted would block Turkey from drilling southeast of Crete, is to submit to the UN the coordinates of Greece’s continental shelf.
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.
Despite the symbolism of the US departure, the US is one of the largest polluters in the world.
Mitsotakis told Erdogan that he supports Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ proposal for the sharing of the island’s hydrocarbons wealth between the two communities.
The last decades have demonstrated that despite expressions of friendship Turkey’s policies, demands, and threats remain steadfast.
The letter of Ankara’s ambassador to the UN refuted the joint letter trilateral submitted to the UN by Cyprus, Egypt, and Greece which said they have 'common maritime boundaries'
'The agreement provides for the creation of a task force that will be called upon to thrash out these issues. We have some people in Greek Macedonia who do not support the Prespa Agreement but who for many years traded here [in North Macedonia]. They are hypocrites,” Tsipras declared.
Despite being pressured by the moderator and Zaev to say whether his party will honour the agreement if it comes to power, the main opposition leader refused to answer.
'Regarding confidence-building measures, the leaders committed to intensifying the work of the Technical Committees with the objective of improving the daily lives of all Cypriots.'
'Political equality' between the two communities in Cyprus has long been in the vocabulary of the UN in settlement efforts, but it has taken on a new meaning now that rich offshore gas and oil deposits have been found in Cyprus’ (EEZ)
Turkey has often made clear that its perceived interests include the territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of its two neighbours.