Athens hoping EU diplomatic drive will defuse latest Aegean crisisPoliticsForeign Policy
Greece is stepping up its diplomatic efforts in the hope of securing a united European reaction to Turkey’s action in the Aegean as the Oruc Reis research vessel continued its activity in the area.
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.
Athens treads fine line as talks with Ankara beckon following Aegean stand-offPoliticsForeign Policy
Just a few days following Turkey’s decision to abstain from seismic research in disputed areas in the Aegean as a gesture of goodwill that could facilitate the beginning of discussions between Athens and Ankara, the situation does not look straightforward and the Greek side is facing difficult decisions.
Turkey's Aegean moratorium eases tension as Berlin tries to foster talksPoliticsForeign Policy
Turkey has decided to suspend for the time being planned research for oil and gas reserves in areas of the Aegean that Greece felt incorporated its continental shelf, which triggered a military stand-off over the past few days.
Greece on alert over Turkish maritime plans, senses EU backingPoliticsForeign Policy
Athens is on alert after Turkey announce plans, via a NAVTEX advisory on Tuesday, for a seismic survey south and east of the Greek island of Kastellorizo between July 21 and August 2.
EU deal appears promising for Greece, but success rides on efficient use of fundsPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has applauded the compromise reached in Brussels over the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the Next Generation EU recovery package totalling 1.82 billion euros, of which Greece could receive more than 70 billion.
Athens waits for EU recovery fund outcome as new Mati fire claims emergePoliticsGreek Politics
The marathon European Council, which began on Friday and is due to continue on Monday afternoon, failed to yield an agreement on the Recovery and Resilience Fund (RRF) after what Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said was insufficient progress.
The EU decision excluding nuclear and fossil fuels from the Just Transition FundLegal
On June 25, a note was issued by the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union to the Permanent Representatives Committee granting a partial mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament regarding the proposed Regulation establishing the Just Transition Fund (JTF).
PM in search of recovery fund boost as parties clash over latest Novartis episodePoliticsGreek Politics
As Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrived at the latest European Union summit in Brussels on Friday in the hope that an agreement would be secured on the Recovery and Resilience Fund (RRF), Greece’s domestic politics was focussed on the latest fallout from the Novartis scandal.
Erdogan's Hagia Sophia move adds to complexity, uncertainty of Greek-Turkish relationsPoliticsForeign Policy
Turkey’s top court decided on Friday to annul a 1934 law that had made the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul a museum, sparking a flurry of diplomatic activity and likely complication relations between Athens and Ankara.