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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...

Greece Asks UN, EU, and NATO to Condemn Turkey’s Provocations

Greece has sent letters to the UN, EU, and NATO alerting of the unprecedented barrage of threats by Turkey against the country. The letters were sent on behalf of Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and addressed to the secretary general of...

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...

US State Department Responds to Turkish Violation of Greek Airspace

On Saturday, the US State Department responded to the Turkish violation of Greek airspace, which involved Turkish jets flying dangerously close to the Greek city of Alexandroupoli. In a statement, Ned Pierce, a State Department spokesperson, stated that: "We encourage all...

Alexandroupolis a “Key Port” for U.S. Military Presence in Greece

The port of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece will play a vital role in the military presence of the U.S. in the country, foreign minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday. Speaking during a debate in Parliament on the Mutual Defense Cooperation...

Greece Reopens Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine

On Monday, Greece announced that it has reopened its embassy in the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, after it was forced to shut it down in the days leading to the Russian invasion. The announcement was made by Foreign Minister Nikos...

Greek FM Dendias Leads Mission to Odesa as City is Hit by Air Strikes

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visited the strategic port of Odesa, Ukraine on Sunday as Russian forces have launched airstrikes at the city. Dendias delivered humanitarian aid, met members of the Greek Diaspora and assessed the condition of premises inextricably...

Greece, Russia Reaffirm Close Ties Despite Ukraine Differences

Greece and Russia reaffirmed their close ties despite differences over Ukraine during a meeting between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Friday. "We had a productive discussion on promoting bilateral cooperation in...

Greece Supports Greeks in Ukraine Amid Russia War Fears

Greece affirmed on Monday its solidarity to the tens of thousands of Greeks living near the Crimea in Ukraine as tensions with Russia intensify. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias paid a one-day visit to the city of Mariupol which is...

Greece Donates 200,000 Doses of Covid Vaccine to Gabon

Greek Foreign Minster Nikos Dendias made the first trip to Gabon of any Greek official on Friday, bringing with him 200,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines. Meeting with Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba, Dendias stated to the press afterward that there...