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Mitsotakis and Erdogan Agree to Reduce Tensions in the Aegean

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Sunday afternoon. Mitsotakis first arrived in Istanbul on Sunday morning, attending church services with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at Saint George Cathedral, one of the most...

Israeli President Herzog Reassures Athens of Ties Before Turkey Visit

Israeli President Isaac Herzog is visiting Greece on Thursday ahead of a trip to Turkey that he will take in early March. Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou welcomed her Israeli counterpart to Athens. Herzog is in Greece as part of an...

Video: Do Turks Hate Greeks, and Vice-Versa?

Turks and Greeks are neighbors sharing a long history that goes centuries back, but the history of the two peoples is marred by a rivalry that today seems fabricated

Greece Slams Spain Over Military Sales to Turkey

Greece expressed its irritation on Thursday at Spain's recent agreement with Turkey, which includes a series of military sales to Ankara. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and visiting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain held a joint press conference following...

Angela Merkel to Visit Greece in Late October

Angela Merkel will make her final official visit as German Chancellor to Greece on October 29. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reportedly invited the outgoing Chancellor to visit the Greek capital during an EU Summit meeting in Slovenia earlier this...

Merkel Meets With Erdogan in Turkey on Farewell Visit

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during her last official trip to Turkey on Saturday. Merkel, who has lead Germany for the past 16 years, enjoyed a friendly relationship with Turkey, despite periods of...

AUKUS Undermines NATO, Brings France Closer to Greece, Cyprus

A major geopolitical reshuffle is underway in the wake of AUKUS, which has drawn France closer to Greece and Cyprus, and widened its divide with Turkey. By Konstantinos Apostolou-Katsaros A major geopolitical reshuffle is underway in the wake of AUKUS. Although...

The Entire France-Greece Defense and Security Agreement

Greece and France sealed a new defense and security agreement on Tuesday, which included a deal for the sale of three frigates, with the option for a fourth. At the signing ceremony in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron said the...

Repercussions for Greece After Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan

As the world watches foreign nationals and Afghans evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the repercussions for Greece are twofold. The Greek government hopes to circumvent a mass migration of Afghan refugees as well as preserve...

Fire-Ravaged Turkey Sends Message of Solidarity to Greece

Turkey, which is still fighting to contain its own massive wildfires, sent a message of solidarity to Greece on Friday. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu had a phone call with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on Friday afternoon to express...