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Historical Tragedies Tie Greece and Armenia Together, Says Greek FM

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stressed on Tuesday that historical tragedies tie Greece and Armenia together. Dendias was speaking in Armenia's capital of Yerevan where he met his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan. https://twitter.com/NikosDendias/status/1574768637361135616 Dendias said that Greece has repeatedly underlined its support...

Turkey Faces ‘Not Just Greece But All of Europe,’ Greek PM Says

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday that Turkey was up against "not just Greece but all of Europe and our allies in NATO." In speaking at a cabinet meeting, Mitsotakis repeated that Greece will remain calm and confident...

Greece’s Sovereignty Over the Aegean Islands Is Not Disputed, U.S. Says

Greece’s sovereignty over the Aegean islands is not in dispute, the U.S. State Department said regarding the new threats launched by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan against Greece. In a written statement, a spokesperson for the US State Department noted...

Greece Rejects Turkey’s Demand to Demilitarize the Aegean Islands

Greece rejected the diplomatic protest issued by Turkey on the militarization of the Aegean islands of Chios and Lesvos on Monday. Ankara summoned the Greek Ambassador in Ankara, Christodoulos Lazaris, protesting the presence of armored units on the islands. Lazaris was...

Greece Will Not Be Bullied, Greek PM Tells UN Assembly

Greek PM Mitsotakis emphasized at the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday that "Greece will not be bullied!" In his speech, the Greek PM slammed Turkish claims over the sovereignty of Greece's islands and called them "baseless and...

Greek PM Condemns Russia’s Invasion to Ukraine in UN Speech

Greek PM Mitsotakis gave a message of hope to the international community against the threat of Russia in his address to the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday. In his speech to the UN, Mitsotakis said: "We don't...

Greek PM Mitsotakis to the UN: Cypriots Have Lived on a Divided Island for 50 years

  In his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, Greek PM Mitsotakis highlighted the division of Cyprus and reminded the international community not to ignore the illegal Turkish attempts to impose a new fait accompli...

Greece, China Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

The 50th anniversary of Greece-China diplomatic relations was celebrated with a special event, attended by hundreds on Thursday evening, at the Zappeion Hall in central Athens. The event was also held in celebration of the 73rd anniversary of the founding...

President Anastasiades Bemoans UN’s Inability to Solve Cyprus Issue

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades bemoaned the inability of the UN to solve the division of the island in his last speech as President at the General Assembly on Friday. “I might have not been able to see my homeland...

Turkey Cannot Bully Greece, PM Mitsotakis Says

Nobody can bully Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday referring to Turkey's accusations. Speaking at a dinner in his honor by organizations of diaspora Greeks in New York, where he is attending the United Nations General Assembly meeting,...

President Biden Blasts Russia for “Illegal and Reckless” War

President Biden rebuked Russia for its invasion of Ukraine and called the invasion "illegal and reckless" during his speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday. “A permanent member of the United Nations Security Council invaded his neighbor, attempted to...

Greece Hits Back at Erdogan’s “Crescendo of Vulgarity” at the UN

Greece hit back at Turkey over what the government spokesperson termed a "crescendo of vulgarity" by Erdogan at the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. The statements made by Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the United Nations...

Erdogan at UN: “Greece Commits Crimes Against Humanity”

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in one of his most horrific verbal attacks yet accused Greece of crimes against humanity during his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York. Erdogan accused Greece of intentionally drowning babies and...

NATO’s Turkey Wants to Join Anti-Western Group Led by Russia, China

NATO member Turkey recently signaled its intention to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional grouping led by Russia and China. Iran has also applied to join the group. “Our relations with these countries will be moved to a...

France Swears Support to Greece As Turkey Provokes in the Aegean

On Monday, French president, Emmanuel Macron, said that the Greece-France strategic partnership agreement signed a year ago is a strong bulwark against any kind of challenge in the wider region. Speaking as he welcomed Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the...