Athens assessing lay of land as Cyprus talks approach and UK seeks new rolePoliticsForeign Policy
A new meeting of the quintet on the Cyprus issue is expected to take place at the end of March under the auspices of the United Nations Auspices, following the European Union Council on the 25th of the same month.
Athens prepared to be patient after resumption of Greek-Turkish talksPoliticsForeign Policy
The much anticipated 61st round of exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey provided no remarkable results despite being held in the stunning surroundings of the Dolmabahçe Palace on January 25.
Greece and Turkey go into new round of exploratory talks with trust at a premiumPoliticsForeign Policy
After months of bilateral tension over maritime borders and gas exploration rights, Turkish and Greek diplomats are scheduled to resume in Istanbul this Monday, January 25, the exploratory talks long-standing territorial disputes in the Aegean between the two countries.
Athens gears up for exploratory talks with Ankara after long hiatusPoliticsForeign Policy
After a tumultuous year that saw an unprecedented crisis in terms of length and actual tension between Greece and Turkey, the two sides are scheduled to re-launch on January 25 in Istanbul the exploratory talks over their longstanding differences in the Aegean.
Athens wary as exploratory talks with Turkey approachPoliticsForeign Policy
After a fractious year in its relations with Turkey, Greece is preparing itself for bilateral discussions in early 2021 that could help both countries take a step back from the confrontation of recent months.
Athens displeased with EU Council outcome, faces pressure for talks with TurkeyPoliticsForeign Policy
A group of EU member states managed to obstruct any attempt by Athens to include in the December 10-11 European Council’s conclusions direct references and punitive measures against Turkey’s actions in the East Med.
Athens angling for tougher EU stance on Turkey ahead of summitPoliticsForeign Policy
The Greek government has launched another series of diplomatic contacts ahead of the European Council on December 10-11 where EU-Turkey relations will be scrutinised against the background of ongoing tension between Athens and Ankara.
Greece bolsters ties with UAE, building on opposition to Turkish actionsPoliticsForeign Policy
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, this week in what was his second trip to the UAE in 2020 after an earlier one in March.
Athens hopes Biden will spur change in policy, curbing ErgodanPoliticsForeign Policy
The election of Joe Biden as the 46th US President has fired up expectations in Athens for a further improvement in Greek-US relations and that Washington will be supportive of Athens’s positions in its ongoing crisis with Turkey.
Turkey friction looms as Greece and Albania opt for ICJ route, Lavrov visits AthensPoliticsForeign Policy
Athens is trying to use all the diplomatic tools at its disposal to respond to what it sees as Turkish intransigence and aggressiveness in the Eastern Mediterranean.