Nicosia and Athens appear satisfied with the outcome of Sunday's meeting at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York, where a decision was taken to attempt another round of reunification talks.
Questions have been raised about whether the Cyprus talks have any future following a surprise move by the UN special advisor Espen Barth Eide last Friday.
The National Council on Foreign Policy (ESEP) convened on Wednesday for a briefing regarding Greece’s energy plans.
Another violation of Greece’s territorial waters by two Turkish military boats off the coast of Agathonisi this week has prompted a reaction from Athens in the ongoing tension in the Aegean between the two neighbours.
The political crisis in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has been a cause of concern for Athens for some time, especially following the violent incidents in the country's parliament, two weeks ago.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry blamed “political motives” for a decision this week by a Council of Appeals’ Court Judges in Athens to block to block the second extradition request for Turkish soldiers who fled to northern Greece after the attempted July 15 coup.
Rising tension in the Western Balkans and Turkey's continuing policy of provoking tensions with Greece are uppermost in Athens’s foreign policy agenda at the moment.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Sunday and the victory for “Yes” in the referendum likely signals a long period of instability for Greece's neighbour.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have decided to hold four bi-communal meetings starting on April 20.
SYRIZA has made no secret of its desire to change Greece’s approach towards the European Union when it came to power, a theme that had a central role in its campaign.