To justify his military intervention on many fronts Erdogan says that he is is guided by the Ottoman past, but he is in fact reviving the catastrophic, expansionist Nazi theory of lebensraum.
The international community must realise that the situation has reached its limits and that it must make it clear that enough is enough.
'Very useful exchange with President Erdogan on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and on migration. I welcome the planned launch of talks with Greece, which are essential for stability in the Eastern Mediterranean,' said Von der Leyen.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With less than 80 days to go before the U.S. presidential election, it looks like Joe Biden’s race to lose.
NEW YORK/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid “confrontation” over a U.S. threat to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions on Tehran.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In a reversal from a few years ago, many officials who oversee U.S. election technology and outside security experts now worry less about hacking in the November elections than about misinformation and logistics such as a shortage of poll workers and slowdowns at the U.S. postal service.
Today there is nobody in their right mind who has not understood the significance and value of a country being governed by trustworthy individuals and forces that are at least in a position to discern major threats
Erdogan can do anything in the darkness that surrounds him but that is also his Achilles’ heel – the prospect of being destroyed by his megalomaniacal nature and abuse of the tools he believes he has at his disposal.
The Greek government announced emergency measures to counter an “asymmetrical threat” from Turkey which it accused of directing in a coordinated manner the passage of many thousands of migrants to the land and sea borders of Greece.
The foreign minister dismissed opposition criticism that the government has not been pro-active enough in dealing with Turkey.
At the stroke of midnight in Brussels, the EU lost 15% of its economy, its biggest military spender, and the world’s international financial capital, London.
Geopolitical constants have been lost, developments are being shaped elsewhere, and Greece for the time being cannot have the impact that it deserves and would want to have.
Our country must be present with the diplomatic vigour that its geopolitical place demands and with a clear conception of its size and role.
The Act reaffirms the importance to the US of maintaining its strategic partnerships with Israel, Greece and Cyprus.which are cooperating on the EastMed gas pipeline from the Mediterranean to Europe.
The announcement of the deal was announced in the White House during ex-PM Alexis Tsipras’ visit with US President Donald Trump.
Since the Battle of Navarino in 1827 Greece has never been alone. Most recently during the 1996 Imia crisis the US intervention to defuse the situation was definitive.
'The US legal judgment is that the Turkish government, in its assertions regarding maritime claims and specifically continental shelves, differs with our legal analysis and also with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea,' the US ambassador said.
Europe has understood in an ever more dramatic manner that the post-war world is changing.
The U.S. government on Monday said it may slap punitive duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports from France of Champagne, handbags, cheese and other products
As recently as 21 November a senior State Department official told reporters Turkey needed to “get rid of” the system. Those comments came after President Tayyip Erdogan met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria, sources in the region said on Sunday and U.S. President Donald Trump was due to make a “major statement” at the White House.
At the same time waves of US protectionism, have undermined international trade, have undermined global growth, limited the rise of China, limited the power of India and rising Indian and Latin American economies, and have trapped embattled Africa turning it into a centre of refugees and migrants..
Vladimir Putin’s Russia which is distant from the Western values of democracy and liberty is steadily gaining predominance in the Middle East.
The problematic Turkish leader continues to provoke everyone and remains indifferent to international and domestic reactions and he has opened fronts in Cyprus and in Syria.
The Greek state must take measures, regulatory authorities must act swiftly, and staff must if necessary be increaesd in order to avert price gouging.
John Bolton, an advocate of a US-Iran military clash may have been fired but no one can know what Donald Trump’s stance will be from now on.
Turkey, which hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, controls parts of north Syria where it says 350,000 Syrians have already returned. and that it is setting up a “safe zone"
Americans constitute 4.4 percent of the global population and own 42 percent of the total number of weapons worldwide.
Russia’s Rostec state conglomerate said Russia would be ready to supply its SU-35 jets to Turkey if Ankara requested them.
'It’s a very tough situation that they’re in, and it’s a very tough situation that we’ve been placed in the United States ... we’ll see what happens. But it’s not really fair,'Trump said.
The government must brief opposition parties and not act secretly, or even worse divisively, as it did in the case of North Macedonia.
Athens and Nicosia have submitted their charges against Turkey to the EU, the UN, and Nato and Apostolakis will raise all the parameters of the issue at a 14 May EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.
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.
The S-400s radars have a range of up to 570—600kms. They can detect bombers at a distance of 570kms and F-16 Fighters with a 400km range.
Ankara has often tested the limits of US resolve for quite some time, as when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in February threatened that if Washington impeded Turkish operations in Syria it would receive the 'Ottoman slap'.
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.
Russia and Turkey were the staunchest opponents internationally of the Greece-North Macedonia Prespa Agreement, which changed the country’s constitutional name .
The State Department said that the Secretary will attend the summit to discuss basic energy and security issues faced by the Eastern Mediterranean.
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.
Metropolitan Emmanuel of France tells To Vima that Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos granted Autocephaly to Ukraine to preserve unity, debunks theory of Moscow as ‘Third Rome’.
If the government is truly so dedicated to guarding Greece’s image it need only align itself with the overwhelming majority of democratic nations.
The conservative leader said that if he is elected PM he will refuse to interpret Article 2 of the agreement as signaling that Greece must consent to Skopje’s EU admission.