Athens poised to take next steps on maritime bordersPoliticsForeign Policy
The war in Ukraine and the energy crisis it precipitated have created a new environment for co-operation and synergies in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Athens expands survey area off Crete, signs MoU with EgyptPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece’s decision to issue a new Navtex, expanding the area of seismic surveys for hydrocarbon deposits by US ExxonMobil southwest of Crete, is expected to act as a test of the government in Tripoli (GNA) as well as Turkey.
Turkey's new Libya MoU prompts swift reaction from Athens, which mulls further movesPoliticsForeign Policy
The ongoing tension between Greece and Turkey also permeated to other capitals last week, suggesting that the situation will drag on until elections will take place in both countries, sometime next year.
A busy year of diplomacy for Athens, but Greek-Turkish ties stagnatePoliticsForeign Policy
Greece was active on the diplomatic front throughout 2021: High-level agreements were signed, while Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visited several countries with the aim of forging stronger ties with countries that are significant for Greek interests.
Athens reacts to Turkey developments, stance of EU allies on armsPoliticsForeign Policy
The collapse of the Turkish lira and the possible knock-on effect that this might have across the Aegean is being followed closely in Athens.
Athens poised for new round of talks with TurkeyPoliticsForeign Policy
The 62nd round of exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey is expected to take place on Tuesday, March 16 in Athens, following Ankara’s hesitance in responding to dates tabled by the Greek side.
FM visits Egypt and Cyprus with eye on EEZ, EastMed pipeline and new UN talksPoliticsForeign Policy
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is scheduled to visit Cairo on Monday and there are two developments linked to his trip to Egypt - one of several during his tenure.
No let-up in tension with Turkey as MPs prepare to approve maritime boundary dealsPoliticsGreek Politics
The belligerent rhetoric from Turkey towards Greece has continued this week as Greek MPs prepare to vote on the maritime boundaries deal between Athens and Cairo that triggered the latest round of tension with Ankara.
Athens treads tightrope as Turkish research vessel sails in AegeanPoliticsForeign Policy
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was due to speak to Greece’s political leaders on Tuesday to update them on the latest developments in the ongoing spat with Turkey over maritime boundaries.
Greece signs EEZ deal with Egypt, aiming to halt Turkey's designsPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece and Egypt signed an agreement on Thursday designating an exclusive economic zone in the Eastern Mediterranean, amid heightened tensions with Turkey over natural resources in the region.