Foreign Policy

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Diplomatic drive turns to Ukraine and Libya, again

Greece’s foreign policy has focussed lately on building bridges and promoting cooperation from Northern Africa to the Black Sea with the aim of creating alliances which could act as counterbalance to Turkey’s policies in the same regions.

Athens broadly satisfied with EU Council approach on Turkey

The discussion about EU-Turkish relations at Friday’s European Council was not as thorough as expected but Greece emerged broadly satisfied about the “carrot and stick” approach that the Union plans on maintaining in its dealings with Ankara.

Mitsotakis and Erdogan break ice, look for calm summer

If the much-anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was focussed on breaking the ice at a personal level and creating the necessary conditions for a calm summer, then their talks in Brussels on Monday could be considered a first step in this direction.

Photo via https://flic.kr/p/2kYqs58 Athens aiming to boost EU-Balkan momentum

It has been almost three years since the signing of the Prespes Agreement (June 12, 2018) between Greece and North Macedonia and bilateral relations are improving, as evident during the visit of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to Athens last week.

Photo via https://flic.kr/p/2kTbvon FM explains verbal clash in Ankara but broader strategy remains unclear

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his team reportedly prepared several alternative statements to ensure he would be able to respond adequately and publicly to what his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu would say during their unprecedented and heated press conference exchange on Thursday after talks that were aimed at reducing tension between the two countries.

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