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Five-Nation Military Exercise in East Mediterranean Sends Message to Ankara

The Naval forces of Greece and Cyprus will join those of Egypt, France, and the United Arab Emirates in conducting a large-scale sea and air exercise off the Mediterranean coast of Alexandria, Egypt starting Monday, November 30. The joint exercise...

Mitsotakis and Macron Meet to Discuss Turkey, Possible EU Sanctions

In the face of increased tensions with Turkey, the Greek government on Thursday urged the EU to impose "severe sanctions" on the neighboring country. This comes after a period of greatly-heightened conflict between Greece and Turkey over sea borders. The...

EU Chief Michel Declares "All Options on Table" Regarding Turkey

The sharp increase in tensions between Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean was addressed by EU President Charles Michel on Wednesday, after a teleconference called in Brussels to address the ongoing unrest in Belarus. The EU head placed the...

Greek, Turkish Navy Vessels Reportedly Collide in the East Med

Greek and Turkish Navy vessels reportedly collided on Wednesday in the area south of Crete where where the Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis is conducting surveys accompanied by warships from the its own Navy. According to reports, there was a...

France Boosts Military Presence in the East Med; Calls on Turkey to Behave

France will increase its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean, President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, calling on Turkey to halt the oil and gas explorations in disputed waters which has heightened tensions with Greece. “The situation in the eastern...

Turkey's War Games Off Cyprus Alarm the US

*This editorial was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Michail Ignatiou The international community, with the United States in the lead, is taking action to persuade Turkey to stop its "war games" in the East Mediterranean and its unprecedented bullying...

"East Mediterranean Gas Forum" Meets for First Time in Cairo

The energy ministers of Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine held their first annual ''East Mediterranean Gas Forum'' on January 14 and 15 in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. Greece was represented by its energy minister George Stathakis...

Greece Says ''Turkey's Actions Proof of its Weakness''

Greek Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos said on Thursday that Turkey's recent "erratic" actions are a direct response to the improvement in Greece's international position. He added that Turkey's current political situation has been exacerbated by the EU's response...

Anastasiades Doesn't Rule Out Cooperation With Turkey in East Mediterranean

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has sent the message to the Turkish Cypriots that no one is trying to appropriate the natural wealth belonging to all legitimate citizens of the Republic of Cyprus and that...