Δευτέρα 30 Ιανουαρίου 2023
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US-Turkey relations

Op-ed: For the West, Erdogan is one thing, Turkey is another
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Op-ed: For the West, Erdogan is one thing, Turkey is another

The West cannot abandon Turkey, and Greece does not want the West to abandon Turkey, even with a president like Erdogan – the dangerous revisionist that supposedly no one wants to talk to.

Editorial To Vima: The Turkish puzzle
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Editorial To Vima: The Turkish puzzle

Obviously, Erdogan is largely motivated by an expansionist vision, yet he is receiving from abroad ever sterner signals that differences with Greece must be peacefully resolved.

Babacan: Erdogan has ‘destroyed our reputation around the world’
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Babacan: Erdogan has ‘destroyed our reputation around the world’

For years, Ali Babacan was the moderate, European-oriented face of Turkey, serving as Ankara’s chief negotiator in the country’s EU accession talks.

Biden-Erdogan meeting first, small step toward repairing tattered relations
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Biden-Erdogan meeting first, small step toward repairing tattered relations

'President Biden reaffirmed our defense partnership and Turkey’s importance as a NATO Ally, but noted U.S. concerns over Turkey’s possession of the Russian S-400 missile system. He also emphasized the importance of strong democratic institutions,' the White House readout said.

Angry with US, Biden, Erdogan warns he will pursue closer strategic ties with Russia
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Angry with US, Biden, Erdogan warns he will pursue closer strategic ties with Russia

Biden has made no secret of his consternation with Erdogan on a range of issues from his purchase of the S-400 Russian missile systems in defiance of the US to Ankara’s role in Libya, and its hostile and expansionary policy in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Editorial Ta Nea: A just act
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Editorial Ta Nea: A just act

The era when Turkey developed its comprehensive aggressive strategy unhindered, ignored its past and displayed outbursts from high-level government officials with the air of a pampered child of great powers is over.

Editorial To Vima: The terms of good neighbourly relations with Turkey
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Editorial To Vima: The terms of good neighbourly relations with Turkey

Greece has an opportunity to exploit Turkey's shift towards Europe in order to impose terms and pre-conditions for the prospective resumption of talks and negotiations with the EU.

Editorial Ta Nea: The need for stability
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Editorial Ta Nea: The need for stability

American intervention can protect the status quo in the Eastern Mediterranean and effectively prod Greece and Turkey to return to the negotiating table on an equal footing,

Ankara refuses to foresake Russian S-400s, blasts US sanctions
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Ankara refuses to foresake Russian S-400s, blasts US sanctions

Erdogan said the sanctions were a “hostile attack” against Turkey’s defence industry, and were bound to fail. The United States says the S-400s pose a threat to its F-35 fighter jets.

Editorial To Vima: The Americans made the first move
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Editorial To Vima: The Americans made the first move

Th timing of the sanctions is key as it comes straight on the heels of the timid decision of the recent EU summit to postpone imposing restrictive measures on Ankara until March.

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: Tug-of-War
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Editorial Ta Nea: Tug-of-War

One can safely assume that Turkey’s tactics – which include sabre-rattling and provocations – will escalate in the immediate future.

Kremlins plans July S-400s delivery as Ankara chafes at US ultimatum
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Kremlins plans July S-400s delivery as Ankara chafes at US ultimatum

Turkey has said that a U.S. House of Representatives’ resolution condemning Ankara’s purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential sanctions was unacceptably threatening.

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Athens for talks
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US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Athens for talks

Among the issues on the agenda of talks between General Dunford and Admiral Apostolakis were the US base in Souda, Crete, and Greece’s role as a pillar of stability in the Mediterranean, where Cyprus’ gas and oil drilling has caused heightened tensions between Nicosia and Ankara,

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