As East Med tension remains, Athens also keeps eye on Turkish actions in Aegean
Athens approaches Albania's political crisis, EU process with caution
Concern mounts in Athens regarding Turkish stance in Aegean, East Med
Turkey strengthens East Med claims as Greece, Cyprus seek EU support
Turkey's actions in Cypriot EEZ put Athens, Nicosia on alert
Athens eyes multiple benefits from joining China-backed 17+1 initiative
Kotzias territorial waters comment not expected to spark change of approach in Athens
Athens was expecting a strong reaction from Ankara to the announcement made on Saturday by former Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias about the government’s plans to extend Greece’s territorial waters in the Ionian Sea and some parts of the Aegean to 12 nautical miles from the current six.
It was no surprise, therefore that Turkey’s Foreign Minister responded in an absolute manner. Turkey says that Greece has no right to make unilateral decisions in the Aegean and that this would be deemed a cause for war (casus belli) as has been the cas...
If you are already registered, please sign in.
Read some of our analysis for no charge
By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.
Our analysis and data at your fingertips
Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.€450.00
A tailor-made service for professionals
Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.