Athens sees many benefits in renewal of defence cooperation with WashingtonPoliticsForeign Policy
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.”
Athens sees multiple defence, geopolitical benefits in pact with FrancePoliticsForeign Policy
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.
PM presents warship, mutual defence deal with France as game changerPoliticsGreek Politics
The media spotlight on Tuesday fell on the agreement between Greece and France for Athens to buy French-made warships in what is being presented by the Greek government as a revamping of the country’s geopolitical standing, not just its defence capabilities.
Mitsotakis, Erdogan keep distance at UN as summer moratorium draws to closePoliticsForeign Policy
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.
Quiet summer in Greek-Turkish relations not seen lastingPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece and Turkey are seemingly enjoying a calm period in their diplomatic relations this summer, but Athens is expecting things to warm up over the autumn.
Turkey's Varosha move adds new complexity to Greek-Turkish relationsPoliticsForeign Policy
Exactly 47 years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Ankara sought to leave its mark for the 20 July anniversary, which was marked this week on the northern part of the island.
Athens waits to be convinced of Ankara's willingness to talkPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece and Turkey are currently experiencing a relatively calm period following a full year of tension and several diplomatic incidents.
Athens broadly satisfied with EU Council approach on TurkeyPoliticsForeign Policy
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 summerPoliticsForeign Policy
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.
Mitsotakis-Erdogan meeting scheduled as Athens and Ankara eye quieter summerPoliticsForeign Policy
The imminent meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with Turkιση President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels will be the third since their first meeting in 2019. Undoubtedly, it will be the most difficult.