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US Senator Menendez Warns Turkey Over Supply of Russian Missiles

Turkey's possible purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia would be a violation of US sanctions, Senator Menendez said on Thursday.

Biden Signs US Approval Documents For Finland, Sweden To Join NATO

President Biden signed ratification documents endorsing Finland and Sweden's NATO accession on Tuesday.

Greece to Unveil Statue of Vietnam’s Communist Leader Ho Chi Minh

Greece's Foreign Minister announced during his visit to Vietnam on Monday that the country will honor Communist Leader Ho Chi Minh by unveiling a statue in the north of the country. Nikos Dendias made the announcement while in the capital...

Greece Pushes Germany on War Reparations and Submarine Sales to Turkey

Greece raised the issue of war reparations from Germany and the export of German-made submarines to Turkey during a meeting in Athens on Friday by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his German counterpart, Annalena Baerbock. "For the Greek government and...

Greece, Cyprus Say Turkey Stokes Tensions with Dispatch of Drill Ship

Greece and Cyprus accused Turkey on Thursday of stoking tensions as Ankara prepared to dispatch a drill ship to the Mediterranean next month in search for natural gas. Turkey is set to send a drillship, the Abdulhamit Khan, into the...

Greece, Saudi Arabia Strengthen Ties With Crown Prince’s Visit to Athens

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who is visiting Greece on Tuesday met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and emphasized the strong relations between the two countries. The Athens visit is the Saudi leader’s first trip to a European Union...

Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Greece in First Trip to EU Since Khashoggi Killing

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will visit Greece next week and meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The two will likely sign several business deals between their countries. It will be the Saudi leader's first trip to a...

Russia Declares Greece “Unfriendly” Country

Russia included Greece in the list of unfriendly countries on Friday due to its stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Moscow expanded the list of "unfriendly" states, also adding—apart from Greece—Denmark, Slovenia, Croatia, and Slovakia. Slovenia and Croatia were...

US, Greece Stress Strong Defense Ties, Warn Against Revisionism

The defense leaders of Greece and the US meeting in Washington D.C. on Monday reaffirmed the growing partnership between the two allies. "The defense relationship between the United States and Greece has never been stronger," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J....

Greece Complains to Serbia Over Ammunition-Filled Cargo Plane Crash

Greece has sent a formal complaint to Serbia for not promptly informing it about the tons of military equipment on board a cargo plane that crashed in northern Greece on Saturday night. Explosions could be heard long after the...

North Macedonia Approves Bulgaria Dispute Deal, Clears Way For EU Talks

The parliament of North Macedonia voted to end a long-standing dispute with Bulgaria, thus clearing its way to European Union membership talks.

Greek PM Mitsotakis Urges Erdogan to Respond to Provocative Map

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respond to a map next to which his ally, Devlet Bahçeli, posed. The map depicted Greek islands and Crete as Turkish territory. The far-right nationalist Turkish politician...

Turkish Map Shows Greek Islands, Crete Belonging to Turkey

Far-right nationalist Turkish politician and Erdogan ally Devlet Bahçeli released a map that indicates that the Greek islands in the Aegean and even Crete belong to Turkey. Bahçeli is one of the founders of The Grey Wolves, a nationalist, Islamist,...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Calls on Erdogan to Talk in a “Civilized Manner”

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to engage in talks in order to deal with the "differences in a civilized manner." In a press conference held in Madrid following the NATO Summit,...

Biden and Erdogan Discuss “Stability in Aegean”

US President Joe Biden discussed “the importance of maintaining stability in the Aegean” with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to a White House statement issued after the meeting of the two leaders on the margins of the...