Athens looks to bolster ties with African states, beyond Libya
For some time, Greece has paid little attention to Africa and especially the northern part of the continent, where it could potentially have a strategic footprint.
Zaev's departure leaves ties with North Macedonia in balance
The European Union’s failure to offer the Western Balkans guarantees for full EU membership has had many victims. The latest is North Macedonia’s prime minister, Zoran Zaev.
Athens turns attention to Libya, advocates EastMed energy cooperation
Following an intense period, during which Greece signed a defence deal with France and renewed the Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) with the US, Athens is once again turning an eye to the Eastern Mediterranean region as well as North Africa.
Athens sees many benefits in renewal of defence cooperation with Washington
Following the signing of the amendment to the Defence Agreement between Greece and the United States on Thursday, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias described it as “a very good day for our country.”
Mood sours as Greece and Turkey head for new round of exploratory talks
Greece and Turkey return on Wednesday for the 63rd round of their exploratory talks, this time in Ankara, with the possibility that they could eventually lead to international arbitration if enough common ground is found.
Athens sees multiple defence, geopolitical benefits in pact with France
French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis signed in Paris on Tuesday what they described as a “historic” defence agreement involving new warships and a mutual assistance clause.
Mitsotakis, Erdogan keep distance at UN as summer moratorium draws to close
The annual gathering of world leaders in New York within the framework of the United Nations’ General Assembly is always seen as a fine opportunity by every government to inform the international community on the challenges it faces, the vision and its strategy especially on issues related to its foreign policy.
Greece to sign augmented defence deal with US, buy more Rafale jets
In a significant development for Greek foreign policy, Athens and Washington look set to renew their Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA).
Athens tries to rekindle ties with North Macedonia after period of stasis
After a long period of time during which stagnation and suspicion had prevailed in Greece's relations with North Macedonia, the two neighbouring countries appear to be trying to break the ice.
Athens ponders impact of Turkey's role in Afghanistan
Viewed from Greece, the dramatic events in Afghanistan have placed Turkey’s role in the central Asian country under particular scrutiny for a number of reasons.