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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...

Greece Calls Controversial Turkey – Libya Agreement ''Completely Unacceptable''

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Thursday that any discussion between Turkey and Libya to establish an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is ''completely unacceptable''. Earlier, the Turkish government announced that Ankara has signed a deal with the internationally recognized...

Ankara Threatened EU Not to Take Sides on Turkish Drilling Activity in Cyprus' EEZ

Turkish diplomats sent a ''non-paper'' to all EU capitals but Cyprus on June 16, warning them not to take sides on its provocative drilling actions inside Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). According to Cyprus' Fileleftheros newspaper, Ankara sent a...

EU Issues New Warning Against Turkey: Respect Cyprus or We Will Respond

Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, warned Turkey once again on Monday regarding its illegal actions in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The high-ranking official made her remarks during a...

Greece, Turkey 'at the Brink', Claims Analyst

Greece and Turkey are "at the brink" of serious conflict and the U.S. -- a traditional mediator -- is "nowhere to be found". This is the analysis published in long-running U.S. current affairs magazine Foreign Policy, which claims "populists on...

Greek Foreign Minister Briefs SYRIZA Leader on Foreign Policy

With main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met earlier today Greek government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos in his office at the Foreign Ministry in order to brief him on foreign policy. As declared by SYRIZA representatives,...

ECFR: Greek Foreign Policy is "lazy"

A survey conducted by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) assessed the performance of EU countries in terms of foreign policy during 2013. Greece has been characterized as a “slacker” in foreign policy mainly due to its limited...

Greek Council on Foreign Policy to Meet

The Greek National Council on Foreign Policy, chaired by Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Evangelos Venizelos, will be meeting today to discuss foreign policy issues that will be introduced at the Council of the European Union. The National Council advises the Greek...

Colonel Gadhafi's Greek Ties

Almost thirty years ago, Gadhafi along with Mitterrand, was enjoying Cretan hospitality in Andrea Papandreou’s favorite resort in Elounda. But times change and it is from the same island, with the full support of Andreas Papandreou’s son, that NATO has brought the Colonel to his limits.