Turkey ramps up rhetoric, Greece strengthens presence at Evros borderPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece is continuing its efforts to fortify its borders with Turkey in the northeastern region of Evros.
Renewed concern over East Med as Turkey aims to resume drillingPoliticsForeign Policy
Ankara’s intention to begin again drilling works in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as its continuing aggressive tactics in the Aegean will be brought up for discussion during Wednesday’s EU Council of Foreign Affairs by Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.
After signing EastMed pipeline pact, Athens aims to tackle Turkey challengePoliticsForeign Policy
Greece, Israel and Cyprus signed on Thursday a historic agreement for the construction of the EastMed pipeline, bolstering their tripartite alliance and shaking things up in terms of the geopolitical implications for the region.
FM rallies opposition to Turkey-Libya deal as Athens prepares for EastMed signingPoliticsForeign Policy
Recent developments mean that it is clear the first months of 2020 will be challenging for Greek-Turkish relations.
As East Med tension remains, Athens also keeps eye on Turkish actions in AegeanForeign PolicyGreek Politics
Turkey’s actions, particularly its gas drilling off Cyprus’ east coast, are featuring prominently in the political debate in Greece a few days before the general elections.
Turkey strengthens East Med claims as Greece, Cyprus seek EU supportPoliticsForeign Policy
Turkey appears to be upping the ante in the Eastern Mediterranean as it presented its claims in the area through a collection of maps that were submitted to representatives of the foreign embassies in Ankara, last Friday.
Turkey's actions in Cypriot EEZ put Athens, Nicosia on alertPoliticsForeign Policy
Athens and Nicosia are on alert following Turkey’s bid to drill for natural gas in waters within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus.
After local elections in Turkey, Athens hopes recent tension with Ankara will easePoliticsForeign Policy
Greece is hoping that the end of the campaigning linked to the local elections held in Turkey last weekend could lead to a de-escalation of recent tension between the two countries.
EastMed pipeline close to high-level agreement, but still a long way from becoming reality
The EastMed pipeline project is approaching another milestone, with a summit due to take place between Israel, Cyprus and Greece in Jerusalem on March 20.
Tsipras visit to Moscow confirms thaw in relations with Russia after diplomatic spatPoliticsForeign Policy
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s visit to Moscow last week and the warm remarks made by him and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference that followed their meeting at the Kremlin last Friday means Greek-Russian relations appear to be back on track after last summer’s diplomatic crisis.