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G-7 Nations Plan to Donate 1 Billion Vaccine Doses to the World

The G-7 Nations plan to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Thursday leading up to the Summit. This comes after United States President Joe Biden said he...

Are Greece-Turkey Talks the Nail in the Coffin of Turkish Sanctions?

The Greece-Turkey exploratory talks that were widely anticipated in the international political world recommenced on Monday, with the two sides agreeing to meet again. Despite the fact that the diplomats agreed to continue talks in Athens in the near future,...

European Leaders Blast Erdogan after Tirade

Leaders from around Europe condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inflammatory statements against French President Emmanuel Macron. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned Erdogan's assertion that Macron need psychiatric treatment...

Chancellor Merkel Says Greece and Turkey Came Close to War

It became clear just how close Greece and Turkey came to military conflict recently when longtime German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated in the Bundestag on Wednesday "Nobody can imagine how fine the line is, in some cases, between military...

PM Mitsotakis and German Chancellor Merkel Discuss Turkey, Migrant Crisis on Tuesday

Recent tensions between Turkey and Greece, along with migrant and refugee-related issues after the fires that destroyed Moria last week, were reportedly the topics of discussion in a Tuesday phone call between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Angela...

EU Mulls Turkey Sanctions Following Greek Request

European Union Foreign Ministers decided on Friday to begin discussions on imposing sanctions on Turkey in response to the country's provocative actions in the eastern Mediterranean. EU Minister for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell called on Turkey to abstain from unilateral...

Did Germany's Merkel Stop a Military Conflict Between Greece and Turkey?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was instrumental in preventing a military confrontation between Greece and Turkey on Tuesday evening, according to German media reports. According to the newspaper Bild, Navy ships and fighter jets from both countries were on standby, after Ankara's...

Greece and Europe Can't Be Blackmailed, Says PM Mitsotakis from Berlin

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed economic issues and the emerging migration crisis at Greece's eastern borders while addressing the German-Hellenic Economic Forum in Berlin on Monday, where he met with his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. PM Mitsotakis stressed repeatedly...

Erdogan Warns Merkel Libya’s Chaos Could Affect the Entire Mediterranean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a warning that the "Libyan chaos" could  extend to the entire Mediterranean Sea during his Friday meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Istanbul. ''The chaos that prevails in Libya is likely to have consequences...

Growth, Investment Dominate Greek PM's Meeting With Chancellor Merkel

  Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis is meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday in Berlin, hoping to convince the German leader on aspects of his agenda for reform and growth. According to government sources, Mitsotakis' proposed plan includes presenting to the...