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Moscow: "US Pressures Greece and Cyprus to Adopt Stance Against Russia"

Greece, Russia and Cyprus always have had a great relationship, but Americans might want to change that, Moscow says. Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, issued a series of grave allegations recently against the outgoing US administration...

Greece Slams Turkey Over New Drilling Intentions in Cyprus' EEZ

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Tuesday regarding Ankara's fresh drilling intentions inside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus. “This is yet another provocation which ignores appeals by the European Union and...

Greece Summons Turkish Ambassador After Speedboat Rams Greek Coast Guard Vessel

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Turkish Ambassador to Greece Burak Ozugergin, following the disturbing incident which took place in the sea off the Greek island of Kos early Wednesday morning. This was made public by Greek government spokesperson Stelios...

''A Moment of Sadness'': Greece Reacts to UK's Departure From the EU

Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the country's Foreign Minister issued two statements on Friday and Saturday respectively, commenting on the momentous event of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union. ''Brexit Day is a moment of sadness, but...

Turkey Proposes Halt to All Drilling Activities on Cyprus Until Island's Reunification

Responding to Italy's recent remarks that the EU should sanction Turkey for its behavior inside Cyprus' maritime borders, the Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a long statement on Thursday which basically asked Cyprus to stop its drilling activities. 'We consider the...

Greece Condemns Tearing Up of Turkish Flag by Neo-Nazi MEP

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a strong statement on Thursday condemning the Greek neo-nazi Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Giannis Lagos, who ripped the Turkish flag apart during an unfathomable speech he made on Thursday before the Parliament. ''Greece...

Greece Slams Turkey Over President Erdogan's Remarks on the Country

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Sunday morning in response to remarks made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before his attendance at the Conference on Libya hosted in Berlin. "For Greece, it is not a...

Greece Officially Condemns Turkish Military Offensive in Syria

Greece's Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Thursday afternoon in which it expresses the country's condemnation of Turkey's decision to conduct military operations in northern Syria. https://twitter.com/GreeceMFA/status/1182300100049154049 ''Greece fully supports the position of the European Union, and condemns Turkey's new unilateral...

USA and Greece Issue Joint Statement on Strategic Dialogue, Expanding Areas of Cooperation

JOINT STATEMENT The Governments of the United States and Greece held the second United States-Greece Strategic Dialogue in Athens, Greece, on October 7, 2019. Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo together launched...