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Secretary of State Takes Swipe at Turkey, Condemning Use of Force

In a thinly-veiled swipe at NATO member nation Turkey, Blinken said that any use of force in resolving maritime disputes will be condemned.

Greek Coast Guard Boat Harassed by Turkish Vessel

A Greek Coast Guard patrol boat was harassed by a Turkish counterpart on Sunday, suffering minor damages but no crew member injuries

Turkey Reiterates Right to Defend “Blue Homeland”

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared that his country is determined to defend its rights to the “Blue Homeland,” referring to the Aegean

Greece Launches Diplomatic Push Against Turkey

Greece launched on Monday a new diplomatic offensive against Turkey's repeated and ongoing provocations in the Mediterranean, by writing to the EU, the UN Secretary General, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Official complaints will also be lodged against Turkey...

Turkey Conducts Major Naval Exercise as Jets Violate Greek Airspace

Greece is monitoring a huge Turkish air and naval exercise which is currently taking place south of Crete and southeast of Rhodes, defense sources in Athens said on Thursday, as Turkish jets again violated Greek airspace over the Aegean. The...

Turkish President Erdogan Claims Aegean Military Exercises Don’t Target Greece

Speaking with Turkey’s Kanal 24 and TV-360 TV stations on Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that his country's latest military exercises were not directed against Greece. Erdogan said that ''the Greeks appeared to be frightened of'' the country’s...

Turkey Launches Largest Navy Drill in Its History (video)

Turkey on Wednesday launched a massive military exercise in the Aegean, the Black Sea and the the Eastern Mediterranean which the official Anadolu News Agency dubbed “the largest navy drill in its history.” The four-day drill, dubbed “Blue Homeland 2019,”...

Turkey to Hold Massive Military Exercise in the Aegean

Turkish forces are preparing to hold their biggest ever exercises in the Aegean, involving frigates, destroyers and warplanes, between Feb. 27 and March 8, the Anadolu news agency reports. In a show of military muscle-flexing, more than one hundred warships...